Travel Blogs from Bhaktapur, Nepal

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Relaxation and World Heritage City, Nagarkot and Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Relaxation and World Heritage City

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... setting up the market again!!! - right outside our window!! -oh well.... All part of the adventure as mum would say. Bhaktapur is Nepals most visited day trip and is just about compulsory for anyone coming to Nepal. Most tourists come by tourist but ...

UNESCO World Heritage, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

UNESCO World Heritage

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Bhaktapur is a UNESCO World Heritage city and makes an easy day trip from Kathmandu.  It only takes one hour in a bus to cover the 8 miles (13km) to get there!   In the name of extreme laziness, I am going to post this as a photo entry only ...

Day 8:  Walk to Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Day 8: Walk to Bhaktapur

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... a half hour on foot through farmland from the nearest bus stop. Since the orphanage sits midway on the journey between Kathmandu and Bhaktapur, the rest of the day was used to take a patient stroll through the valley and sightsee Bhaktapur old town. One ...

Bopping around Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Bopping around Bhaktapur

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... clay fired pots and urns are laid out in the sun, the technique largely unchanged for hundreds of years. The old town of Bhaktapur is car free, and makes for a great pedestrian experience. While expensive to visit, (about $10 American), it is worth ...

The real Nepal., Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

The real Nepal.

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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... coincidentally opted for a nice man wearing a Barca shirt! Fancy that! He gave us lots of information about the history of Bhaktapur, especially about the recent earthquakes and how they affected the town. We got shown the huge temples and 3 main squares ...

UNESCO sites amidst the chaos, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

UNESCO sites amidst the chaos

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... each of these places manages to retain some of their distinct characteristics, such as Patan's wonderful metal-working and Bhaktapur's much quieter, traffic free streets and its reputation as the very best wood-carvers in the country, making Bhaktapur's ...

Jesus, Buddha, Shiva and Happy New Year 2069, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Jesus, Buddha, Shiva and Happy New Year 2069

A travel blog entry by gmscholz

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... in the room. H. H. The XIV Dalai Lama        To finish our time in Nepal we spent our last days in Bhaktapur which is one of the three old Capital cities in the Kathmandu Valley and has a relaxed rural setting. Bhaktapur is ...

An afternoon in Bhaktapur?, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

An afternoon in Bhaktapur?

A travel blog entry by changxiaoyao

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... vast majority are still Newars. Historically more isolated than the other two kingdoms, Kathmandu and Patan, Bhaktapur has a distinctly different form of the Nepal Bhasa language. Traveling verses Touring:   A "Tourist"  tends to travel in ...

Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Bhaktapur

A travel blog entry by mookie

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I went to Bhakpatur which is one of the three main cities in the Kathmandu Valley. It has a very medieval feel and much of its glorious architecture dates from the end of the 17th century. There are lot of woodcarved temples there and I found out that ...

Sari Fest in Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Sari Fest in Bhaktapur

A travel blog entry by joannabee

... about $2.20 CDN but $150 r sounds so much more expensive than $2.20. And hey the bus is .22 cents! I show up in Bhaktapur after shuffling around, being bent in odd ways, exercising each arm while hanging on to the small railing above my head, and trying ...

The Entrance to Nepal, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

The Entrance to Nepal

A travel blog entry by jonnytheroth

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... to say, it has been this biggest culture shock of anywhere i've been to, and this is for several reasons. At the moment Nepal is just getting out of some recent troubles and civil unrest owing to some Maoist's knocking on the door of Kathmandu one day ...

Tharu Village, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Tharu Village

A travel blog entry by zolab

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... I interviewed him. Here is the interview: INTERVIEW WITH NETRA, age 8 (his name means "eyes" in Tharu) Beltadi, Tharu Village, Terai, Nepal Who do you live with? My mother, father, and my six-year old brother Do you go to school? Yes, I am ...

Change of pace, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Change of pace

A travel blog entry by mo_mike

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... guesthouse called the Taleju room went for 800 rupiah (about 11 bucks can.) Great quiet area just outside the gates to main part of Bhaktapur, or so I thought. Come 3:30 am a big bell clang. What was that? Back to sleep, not to much later clang and clang ...

Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Bhaktapur

A travel blog entry by altnomad

... not out until just before eleven. We walk to Bhawal Barg and get two of the last seats on an express minibus to Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur does not allow cars in the city; it is eight kilometers east of Kathmandu. The irony is that to reach it, ...

Bhaktapur et dernier jour à Katmandou, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Bhaktapur et dernier jour à Katmandou

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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Retour en passant par Bhaktapur qui est réputé pour son centre ancien. L'entrée à 15dollars a failli nous faire fuir mais en discutant avec le caissier on voyait bien que lui aussi trouvait que le prix était exagéré mais ne pouvant pas risquer de ...

Walking through history..., Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Walking through history...

A travel blog entry by nickandbrenda

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... road.  Miraculously both vehicles had enough space. After our journey 1000 metres downhill, we arrived to Bhaktapur City.  It is the cultural capital of Nepal and it goes back to the early 8th century.  Areas within Bhaktapur city have been ...

In the Jungle, the Royal Chitwan..., Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

In the Jungle, the Royal Chitwan...

A travel blog entry by zolab

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Last night the generator kept going out, so I kept waking up and it was totally dark. Electricity is a big problem in Nepal. When it was finally morning, I looked out our window and could see all of the Himalayas! It was a perfect clear day. My mom ...

Shivaratri and Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Shivaratri and Bhaktapur

A travel blog entry by mend1677

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... to the river to do some offerings.       On the next trip, my host family took me to Bhaktapur. It's a city lying 14km East of Kathmandu. We went to the darbar square which is very well preserved and roamed around the city ...

A few days in Bhaktapur, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

A few days in Bhaktapur

A travel blog entry by yvonneandnathan

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... us together! It was a very funny moment and Nathan promptly took one too. Apparently I'm one of the chief attractions of Bhaktapur! That evening we took a culinary tour of the town. Up to that point we had been extremely disappointed with the food, ...

Escape from Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Escape from Kathmandu

A travel blog entry by jenny_allsopp

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This pretty, orange city is the second of the three old cities in Nepal. Kathmandu; Patna; Bhaktapur. One a day trip, Bhaktapur has all the antique charm tourists have trashed in Kathmandu. On the entrance permit reads 'Welcome to the City of ...

Medievil town with some goats head on a platter..., Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Medievil town with some goats head on a platter...

A travel blog entry by bobmckenzie

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... on the weather in Lukla to change. So I left the city to go to another but much smaller city of 225,000 inhabitants called Bhaktapur. It's an old medievil town which used to be the most powerful city state in the Katmandu valley.  I took a small ...

HIdden Gem, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

HIdden Gem

A travel blog entry by rtwmurraystyle

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... terrace.There are so many of them and yet I failed so impressively to get a single decent photo.  Defeated we headed to Bhaktapur via another beautiful but hair-raising country road. This small town of 75,000 has about 1100 years of history and ...

Venturing outside the capitial, Orientation Week P, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Venturing outside the capitial, Orientation Week P

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... but the feeling that I arrived had not yet come on me until then.  I smiled to myself and thought 'finally, welcome to Nepal'.  Halfway through it there was one rapid which was just insane.  We had to jump out from the boat and go around ...

Need for a Different Point of View, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Need for a Different Point of View

A travel blog entry by naxxer

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... and I decided that it was time to move. I needed a more quite place, I needed less tourist, I needed less cars and motorbikes. Bhaktapur. A little Newar city 16 km east of Kathmandu. It took somewhere close to one hour by bus, but once there I was happy ...

Bhaktapur's Quest, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Bhaktapur's Quest

A travel blog entry by ifranz

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... one of those experiences that you will always remember. A cup of delicious yoghurt later, I went back downstairs to continue the tour. Bhaktapur has a Durbar Square as well (it basically means palace square so of course it does), with more temples, royal ...

6ix Degrees of Separation, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

6ix Degrees of Separation

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... request for multiple entries (which is free) and have it stamped on your your ticket. Shiva's Erection Durbar Square in Bhaktapur has a more erratic layout with the temples haphazardly positioned around each other. No matter where I position myself, I ...

Newari Cuisine & Calories, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Newari Cuisine & Calories

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... Convoluted Bus Journey My afternoon was already planned - Meet my Nepali pal Kewal (a tourist himself in Nepal) at his suburb Talchhikhel and head to Bhaktapur with his friends. Perfect. My surprise for Kewal was taking shape. After a long convoluted bus ...

Day in the Old City, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Day in the Old City

A travel blog entry by hardings

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Early start into the City to explore.  Bhaktapur is an incredibly well preserved medieval city.  As we passed through the entrance it really was like stepping back in time.  The streets are blissfully traffic free apart from the occasional ...

Strikes and Babies, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Strikes and Babies

A travel blog entry by duncanemma

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... or pick up ever baby who is crying. Took a mini holiday yesterday evening, Alex and I took a taxi to the city of Bhaktapur, which is about 10 miles about from Kathmandu, and stayed there overnight.  Having spent two weeks in Kathmandu, it was ...

Peaceful Cottage and café du mont, Nagarkot, Bhaktapur, Nepal travel blog

Peaceful Cottage and café du mont, Nagarkot

A travel blog entry by jbeachd

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Nagarkot, an internationally renowned resort set on the edge of the kathmandu valley, close to the city of Devotees, Bhaktapur, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful areas of the country.It is 32 km North-east of Kathmandu. Peaceful cottage ...

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