Travel Blogs from Bandipur, Nepal

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Silk Farm, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Silk Farm

A travel blog entry by altnomad

... sized for Nepalis, and I hit my head on the stairs and door frame every time I entered our room. Breakfast at the Old Bandipur Inn. The rooms there were twenty-five dolars a night per person: over ten times what paid just down the street. But ...

Newari Architecture at its best, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Newari Architecture at its best

A travel blog entry by bshorts

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We'd heard that Bandipur was a beautiful village, with old style architecture well preserved, and we weren't disappointed. After a fortuitous meeting with a wealthy Englishman travelling by private car gave us a quick lift to the town and avoided waiting ...

The hilltop village of Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

The hilltop village of Bandipur

A travel blog entry by yvonneandnathan

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... stop was coming up. Nathan and I disembarked and were immediately approached by a man who offered us a jeep ride to our destination, Bandipur. We waited for a couple of minutes until a Dutch couple joined us and agreed to share the cost. Nathan and I sat ...

Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur

A travel blog entry by mend1677

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I stayed for 10 days in Bandipur. It's a town of about 10,000 people. It's in the way to Phokhara (East of Kathmnadu). However it's on the top of a hill, so there's always cool air blowing. I stayed with the Shresta family, who live on the edge of town, ...

Dead Town, Dead Bodies, and a Dead Big Stupa, Bandipur Pashupatinath, and Boudha, Nepal travel blog

Dead Town, Dead Bodies, and a Dead Big Stupa

A travel blog entry by tallbird_lankey

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... of superlatives. To break up the journey between our trekking and returning to the capital, we stopped briefly at the old Bazaar town of Bandipur, it had a hayday many many years ago as it occupies a place on the old route from India to Tibet, - so high ...

Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur

A travel blog entry by altnomad

... record every time she gets stuck on a word. She wants to be a tour guide and gives a charming, extemporaneous account of Bandipur's many attractions. Finally she shows me her money collection: she has dinar from Abu Dhabi, ngultrum from Bhutan, francs ...

Ramkot, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Ramkot

A travel blog entry by altnomad

... us. From behind, they looked like bales of hay. We also saw schoolchildren, all in their blue shirts and black pants, walking to Bandipur from as far away as Ramkot to go to school. They walked faster than we could, and were still chipper. I can't ...

Pokhora to Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Pokhora to Bandipur

A travel blog entry by tsargood

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... got out onto the open roads and we slid from one side to the other as the bus swung around corners. 2 1/2 hours was enough! Bandipur is a small village perched on a mountainside. There's only one street really (the bazaar) lined with pretty Newari style ...

First cycling experience, sweeeeet!! ;-), Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

First cycling experience, sweeeeet!! ;-)

A travel blog entry by koaclarck

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... pleasure of being over-cheated on the price.    It's only 3:30 and I'm confident I'll easily get up to Bandipur, a Newari village I heard about, though I have no information about how is the road like. It turns out to be a really ...

Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur

A travel blog entry by gareth2009

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Pretty much a wasted day this one, we arrived into this mountain town still feeling the pains of the trek. We spent an hour or so exloring the place which was a Communist - Maoist stronghold during the Nepalese Civil ...

Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur

A travel blog entry by theroadishome

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... Dumre, which is where we caught the next bus (super packed local bus but only 50 rupee) into the amazing mountain town of Bandipur. Thinking we would have a nice peacful time in this little Newari town, we arrive to find out there just happens ...

A Newari town., Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

A Newari town.

A travel blog entry by tracymiller

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Next stop is a wee village called Bandipur....after returning to Pokhara temporarily just for one night. I hopped on the bus that goes towards Kathmandu and got off aboot 1/3 of the way in Dumre.  Then grabbed a public jeep to get me the rest of the way, ...

Living Museum, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Living Museum

A travel blog entry by jbilocca

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... NR 2500 but then decided to do the trip the local way: micro to Abu Karieni, bus to Dumre and jeep to Bandipur at a total cost of 460 Nepal Rupee - not bad and arrived in just 3 hours plus enjoyed the experience of chatting with local people who were also ...

roadside tragedy, maoists and mountains, Bandipur, ABC, Pokara, Patan, Nepal travel blog

roadside tragedy, maoists and mountains

A travel blog entry by mwancer

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... never stopped. His family is demanding reparations, legal action, some accountability - near impossible requests on the roads of Nepal. Until then, the family and friends refuse to let traffic pass.Interestingly the authorities dare not force their ...

The long, lazy morning of Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

The long, lazy morning of Bandipur

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... in most Asian countries. So typical of a colonial hill station, but for the fact that Nepal has never been colonised - this is all home grown. Bandipur is the product of Newari artisans, a minority of the Kathmandu valley well known and respected for ...

bundipur - a town with no stress - yes please, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

bundipur - a town with no stress - yes please

A travel blog entry by mattandnicole

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The ever trustworthy lonely planet describes bandipur as a national treasure that is a perfect example of a typical Nepali town - so i decided to go for two days to mentally prepare myself for Kathmandu and later India - my last gasp of stress free life ...

Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur

A travel blog entry by stubo

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... but it was in a nice Nepalese mud style building - the people were nice and made a nice Thali for us both evenings. Bandipur itself is a cobbled town which is almost deserted. The population of the town moved down to the plains once the threat of ...

Beautiful Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Beautiful Bandipur

A travel blog entry by watchoutworld

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... back and side and stuffed inside - I was inside sat opposite a young girl clutching and stroking her (pet?) chicken!   Bandipur was a beautiful place, no tourist shops, no traffic (vehicles are only allowed to the edge) and no one trying to ...

Mar 04, 2013, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Mar 04, 2013

A travel blog entry by jennyandpaul

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Beautiful Bandipur- glad we decided to get on jeep, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Beautiful Bandipur- glad we decided to get on jeep

A travel blog entry by latona.laura

... (sorry Mums!) and enjoyed the winding ride up the mountain road overlooking the gorgeous valleys and snow capped mountains! Bandipur really was special- small, quaint, scenic and the people were very friendly.  It had a real village atmosphere- ...

Relaxing in Bandipur, Bandipur Nepal, Nepal travel blog

Relaxing in Bandipur

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw

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... have the Himalayas and the Annapurnas on their doorstep they call this a hill - I call it a MOUNTAIN!!. We then returned to Bandipur where everything was closed due to the holiday and people had gone to their families.  We had been invited to ...

Glamping in Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Glamping in Bandipur

A travel blog entry by annietheowl

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... off in Dumre, a grim and dirty town on the main highway, from where we took a Jeep up to the mountain village of Bandipur. It was a lovely drive through lush, green fields with rustic little houses dotted around the place. A pleasant half hour drive saw ...

Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur

A travel blog entry by missodonnell

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... bit more like Scotland.  The monsoon has lasted a month longer than usual. Today we travelled to the hilltop village of Bandipur.  The journey through Kathmandu Valley was hair raising as the heavy rains (the worst rains in 26 years fell on ...

Anna Purna Circuit, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Anna Purna Circuit

A travel blog entry by longwayaround

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... in gently we spent the first night before our trek at a restored village mansion in the heart of the ancient mountain village of Bandipur. The ironic thing about Bandipur was that at sunset the lights went out! The guest house setting was beautiful but ...

Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur

A travel blog entry by simonmlee

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Next stop is a medieval village called Bandipur on the way to Kathmandu from Pokhara. We had a fun ride on top of the bus, ducking power lines and trees to get here. The village is really pretty, though unfortunately it's too misty to see ...

Final a view from Bandipur, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Final a view from Bandipur

A travel blog entry by wanderingbish

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Not much to say on this one. After my disappointment in Bandipur last time round Gem and I decided to break up the Kathmandu to Pokhara journey with a midway stop off here. The journey up was a little easier in a taxi although Gem wasn't too interested in ...

Bourne for Adventure, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bourne for Adventure

A travel blog entry by packingitin

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... far removed from anything we’d bear witness to in real life. Yet while careening down the twisted mountain road from Bandipur to Dumre, Nepal in a gaudy little bus, I was surprised and a little exhilarated to indeed find myself caught up in my own ...

Where's the mountains?, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Where's the mountains?

A travel blog entry by andreascully

Foggy first thing though cleared up at lunch so walk to Ramkot in the afternoon .... Cool walk up to the top of the hill then snaking round the side of the valley. Ramkot is very traditional and rural and complete opposite of Kathmandu .... Drunken guy ...

Bandipur en Gorkha, Bandipur, Nepal travel blog

Bandipur en Gorkha

A travel blog entry by michoriet

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 We 'trekken' nu verder op een andere manier : Bandipur, Ghorka, Patan, Boudha en Bakthapur zijn de plekken die we aandoen om nog wat anders van Nepal te zien dan de Himalaya. Trouwens daarvan is de laatste dagen heel weinig te zien. De valleien ...

Get there before they wreck it, Bandipur , Nepal travel blog

Get there before they wreck it

A travel blog entry by carole91

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... over balcony at end of the cafe and to my left a guy was doing his washing in a small bowl. All very surreal! After a huge plate of veggie pokara went to check out the other side of town. Yep it was the same as the rsst. Bandipur.....my kind of ...

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