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April 20, 2020

After enjoying Bogotá much more than we expected, we moved on to see a couple of small colonial towns. First up was Villa de Leyva. It is a town of about 17 thousand people, and it is about 3.5 hours from Bogotá (even though it is only 161 kms). Luckily, we found a dir...

February 17, 2019


Malaysia was our next destination after Nepal. After almost two months in Nepal, it was interesting to see the contrast between Kathmandu and Kuala Lumpur (KL). KL is a big city like Kathmandu, but it was quite different in many respects. The roads in Nepal are extrem...

November 18, 2018

Our next stop in the Caucasus region was Georgia. We hired a taxi that took us right from our apartment in Alaverdi, across the Armenia-Georgia border, and to our apartment in Tbilisi. We stayed just across the river from downtown, on a bustling commercial street. The...

November 13, 2018

While trying write a post about our time in Georgia, I quickly realized that I was spending a significant amount time on food, and it wasn’t because I was hungry. One the highlights in Georgia has to be the food. So, I figured that I should really write a separate post...

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