A BEARD IN NEPAL
'A Beard In Nepal' is published by John Hunt Publishing in paperback and as an eBook, and is available from this website (see below), or from Amazon, Smashwords, most other eBook sites, and also from all good bookshops.
It is still an Amazon Bestseller both in the UK and the USA
When the author and her partner were offered the chance of spending five months teaching English in a remote village high in the Himalayas of Nepal, they didn't hesitate.
The bestselling 'A Beard In Nepal' is the story of the time they spent living in the small, isolated village of Salle in the Everest region of Nepal, a village almost untouched by western civilisation.
A compulsive, page turning read, often humorous, we follow the couple from Liverpool as they struggle with the daily challenges of altitude sickness, restricted diet, and close encounters with wild tigers (Yes!).
The book describes their often comic attempts to teach English to a group of lively youngsters in a wooden hut, using just blackboard and chalk, and without the benefit of electricity, water, or toilet!
'A Beard In Nepal' recounts the couple's hair raising, chaotic journeys along some of the highest and most dangerous roads in the world, not least the road into Tibet.
'A Beard In Nepal' is still featured regularly in Amazon's top 100 Bestselling title lists:
"....a joy to read, funny, poignant and informative...."
"....incredibly well written...."
"....a great read....an adventure tale...."
"....beautifully rendered scenery....laugh out loud humor...."
"....I would highly recommend....a true and inspirational insight into another world...."
"....heady mixture of travel narrative, humanity and comic escapades...."
"....reading Fiona Roberts' book is a humbling as well as a joyful experience...."
"....would highly recommend it to armchair travellers...."
"....both sympathetic and knowledgeable, touching and inspirational, and cannot be recommended highly enough...."
'A Beard In Nepal' is available as an eBook and as a paperback.
This link will take you to its Amazon page: or it can be purchased here (below). Postage is free in the UK, but please add £2.50 for overseas.
Here is the book's trailer: