Am currently following these blogs:
One man journey around the world.. http://transworldexpedition.com/
Good thing is that it just started so has regular updates of his where abouts.. if you want to follow.. read from the beginning.. u haven't missed much..
Situation in nepal.. dismal but Kunda dixit makes it an interesting read..
Last read: http://projects.nytimes.com/held-by-the-taliban/
Skip the videos and read the article.. touching and daring..