Tyne Bridge | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Newcastle, England

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Newcastle, EnglandI met Valerie Jamieson almost a year ago, during a visit to Chitwan National Park in southern Nepal. Serendipitously, we had booked weekend safaris at the same lodge and ended up on the same bus back to Pokhara, where she was volunteering at an orphanage and elementary school. We bonded immediately and started meeting every morning for breakfast, where we compared notes on Nepal, shared life stories, and commiserated about getting older and not being able to…