What a beautiful people

The first days we spend in Lhasa to acclimatize to the high altitude. We can notice that we are an altitude of 3600 meter when we walk up a stair. At the top we are out of breath for a while and we have to take it easy. (more…)

On the road to Chengdu

With the advice from the police to stay the first days on bigger roads and not to cycle into forbidden areas we start cycling again. Its a little change of our plans, but that doesn’t matter. (more…)

It’s all Chinese!

While we take of in our small plane Kathmandu becomes smaller and smaller. Our faces are pointed in the direction of the east where our little friends of the Noble House wave their goodbyes to every plane which takes of around 6pm. (more…)

A day with Engely in the mountains

Rupa leans with her head on my shoulder. Tears of happiness are rolling down from her eyes. “I am a queen”, she says. Today she, as well as the other kids of the Noble House, got new clothes. (more…)

The zoo

“Where are we going? We’re going to the Zoo!” These sentences can be heard for weeks in the Noble House. Everybody can say it and they all want to go. A few of the kids have been to the Zoo before. (more…)

Living on the roof of the Noble House

We pack our bags and say our goodbyes to the people in the Kathmandu Guesthouse. It’s been a great stay in a lovely atmosphere and with the best coffee since Iran!! On the road for the last kilometers for the coming time. (more…)