Namaste! I’ve started writing more about my time in Nepal this last April and May and one of the first places to highlight that writing is Avid Trips. The blog effort is a new offshoot from the travel booking business and a great place, showcasing great travel writing (yeah, a bit of horn tooting there).
My first post for them is entitled At Home In The Himalayas and chronicles my surprise at finding a rhododendron forest so high up in the mountains. Rhododendrons are all over the forests of the Pacific Northwest USA, where I live. They are regularly used as ornamental plants in gardens are come in a number of varieties. They typically grow in shadier areas, under evergreen canopies of cedar and fir trees. So I wasn’t ready to find a rhody forest in full bloom out in the open on my last trip. I had seen the hillsides covered with them on a past trip, but to see the color covering the hills, was something special.
Read on at the Avid Trips blog!
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