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Namaste from Nepal! #SilkTrail2013

Namaste from Nepal! #SilkTrail2013 By Paul Johnson on Sep 30, 2013 in Accommodation , Adventure Travel , Asia , Hotels , India , Nepal , Regions , Road Travel , Speciality Travel - Read 328 times Tweet I landed in Kathmandu this morning to join leg 8 of the Land Rover Silk Trail 2013 expedition. The expedition commenced on 23rd August 2013 from Land Rover’s base in Solihull, Birmingham and will finish – all being well – on 15th October 2013 in Mumbai, home of Tata Motors Ltd. which acquired Land Rover in 2008 – a journey of some 16,000 kilometres. Arriving at Kathmandu airport was an interesting experience in itself. As we touched down on the runway, I saw what looked to be a burnt out jet next to the airport fire station. There were various old, unused planes nearby and my suspicion was that this was just used for drills, but it certainly didn’t make for a re-assuring arr...

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