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Overland across Eastern Nepal, Dharān Bāzār, Nepal travel blog

Overland across Eastern Nepal

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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... Ten minutes later, with our passports stamped we hoisted our rucksacks and walked out of India..... .....and into Nepal It was a peculiar feeling walking across the Mahikali River bridge that spans no man's land between India and ...

Annapurna Sanctuary Adventure, Ghorapani, Nepal travel blog

Annapurna Sanctuary Adventure

A travel blog entry by fishtails04

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... water and treacherous wet mossy rocks. (I later learned that it had rained continuously for 59 hours: a 30 year record in Nepal.) Despite the weather I was, bizarrely, still enjoying myself. (Bear in mind that it was the incessant Irish rain which ...

Day 9: Alan Lee's Croissants, Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

Day 9: Alan Lee's Croissants

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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Not much happened on Friday. Woke up, ate breakfast, stopped at the orphanage but all the kids were in school, then just chilled around theVSN  office for a bit trying & failing to upload some more pictures. I returned home around 3 to attend a big ...

Rhino and Tiger spotting - Chitwan National Park, Chitwan National Park, Nepal travel blog

Rhino and Tiger spotting - Chitwan National Park

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... past tense reading if you are still interested!......   Well after another slow, bone crunching journey along another of Nepal's 'Fabulous highway's', we arrived off the bus into Chitwan from Katmandu, to a mass frenzy of shouting touts and over ...

Sacred curiosity: a meditation, Pokhara, Nepal travel blog

Sacred curiosity: a meditation

A travel blog entry by the-rambler

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Confusion:  /kənˈfjuː.ʒən/ – when I do not understand what is happening. There's Mama Ganga, the all-cleansing Hindu headstream of life, the river of the gods, her amber-brown life fluid imbued with heavenly powers ...

Day 32: Transport Lockdown Continues, Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

Day 32: Transport Lockdown Continues

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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By some strange miracle I was able to sleep through the roosters this morning, waking up at 8:30 instead of the usual 5:30-6. Amazing. Not as amazing was the continuation of the seemingly endless bandhas (strikes), this time with a new twist: in lue ...

Border agian, Sunali, Nepal travel blog

Border agian

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Short and sweet - WOW,  I'm in Nepal!, Sunauli, Nepal travel blog

Short and sweet - WOW, I'm in Nepal!

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... a very uncomfortable, 10 hour bus ride from Varanasi to the border. But a short walk and a $30 visa later, we were in Nepal. As with every border town, Sonauli is a complete shithole. Our hotel room was a massive rip off. Horrible place. Only for ...

Will we or won't we?, Chitwan, Nepal travel blog

Will we or won't we?

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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... So the question of 'To safari or not to safri' was yes. Why else would you come to Chitwan. Tomorrow we were off back into India. Nepal is a great place. The trek was fantastic. Taxing but a fantastic experience. I've never been so close to the ...

Beer and loathing in Pokhara, Pokhara, Nepal travel blog

Beer and loathing in Pokhara

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... a great walk up to the World Peace Pagoda.  As on the trek, we were extremely lucky with the weather and got fantastic views of the Annapurna mountain range.  I think exploring that range will be our next port of call next time we're in ...

Again and again and again and..., Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

Again and again and again and...

A travel blog entry by zee

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... you want it or not, at a tenth the price of home, and at least half the price that they initially offer. The centre of Nepal, from which you must leave for every adventure, and to which you must return in order to go anywhere else or get anything done. ...

Day 29: Cow Poop & Calamine, Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

Day 29: Cow Poop & Calamine

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... best Hut hangouts to date, with many giggles about toxic Indian beaches (the Brits were planning on traveling there after Nepal) and scary flights into Kathmandu. Apparently the pilot on Andy's flight circled the city for hours until the weather ...

Roof surfing!, Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

Roof surfing!

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... the driver of the coach who demanded 250 ruppees from each passenger! That's only 2 quid but when you consider that the average wage in Nepal is 45 ruppees a day, you could see that he was trying to rip us off! He was trying to drain us of 2000 ...

An early return......, Pokhara, Nepal travel blog

An early return......

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... knew eachother well, and I had to try and break the mould and make friends. This proved difficult in the situation..... I had travelled to Nepal to be with Rob for our birthdays... he had now left and I had been forced into a group of people whom i ...

All I Did In Kathmandu..., Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

All I Did In Kathmandu...

A travel blog entry by philthy

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Our stay in Kathmandu was fairly uneventful, mostly due to Maoist organized strikes and some really intense bacterial infections in our intestines. Yup, just when we´re supposed to be enjoying all this new found energy from biking at 4000+ meters every ...

Thorong-La Pass and to Mukinath, High Camp, Nepal travel blog

Thorong-La Pass and to Mukinath

A travel blog entry by paul

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... from Jomsom. When we are hungry we go back to the hotel and eat chips with an interesting Swedish man who is sitting studying Nepali language. He is a volunteer in Nepal and had previously volunteered in an elephant camp near Kanchanaburi, ...

To Jomsom this time, Jomsom, Nepal travel blog

To Jomsom this time

A travel blog entry by paul

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... one place in Nepal where she shouldn't go out by herself. We passed the Army barracks which seemed besieged and then got to the touristy area. The hotel was quite nice and I had the best shower I was to have in Nepal, but I don't think much of the ...

Katmandu hoo hoo!, Katmandu, Nepal travel blog

Katmandu hoo hoo!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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... about Durbar Square and the rest of the main attractions in Kathmandu is they are all stupid prices for entry, especially for Nepal! Again the Western visitors are overcharged! We also visited the............ temple and climbed the many steps to the top, ...

Sicknesses due to Tatopani, Tatopani, Nepal travel blog

Sicknesses due to Tatopani

A travel blog entry by paul

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... . Today is only about 15km but we are ascending slightly. I am happy to leave Tatopani and will be happy to never return. Nepal was not long ago a secluded Himalayan kingdom cut off from the world. So far on the walk we have seen numerous small ...

Two Days in Pokhara, Pokhara, Nepal travel blog

Two Days in Pokhara

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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Interview with a Nepali Waiter-cum-philosopher, Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

Interview with a Nepali Waiter-cum-philosopher

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... Nepal. The mind of the people must be changed. The qualified must be respected. If unqualified people are selected, then Nepal develops slowly. To change there must be appropriate eduation. But there is not a proper education in Nepal. Eduation ...

clouds with rocks in, Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal travel blog

clouds with rocks in

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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... of the wing. So I got up early, determined to be allocated a great seat and get amazing mountain views. I had forgotten that this is Nepal. First step was to get a taxi. The hotel had assured me that this would be easy. So 4.30 saw me traipsing through ...

Day 1, Pt.3:  My Host Family, Pepsikola, Nepal travel blog

Day 1, Pt.3: My Host Family

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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Continuing on... The littlest brother, who calls me "brotterrr!!", worked on his English homework for a bit though his ADD hampered things, while the family's grandpa popped in and out to shout what I think were random Nepali jokes at us. I just ...

Catching up in Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

Catching up in Kathmandu

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... selling Nepalese artwork and puppets. From there we headed out of the main city to Boudhanath, the biggest Stupa in Nepal - it really is beautiful - a huge stupa rising out of the city with colourful flags hanging all around - these have ...

Drink, get drunk and be merry!, Pokhora, Nepal travel blog

Drink, get drunk and be merry!

A travel blog entry by jeffs

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... a young girl (english) asks us to walk her to her hotel. Being drunken gents that we were we of course accepted her offer but Nepal at this time of night isn't dangerous so I guess she just wanted the company! The long and short was we went back to her ...

Leaving Kathmandu, Besisahar, Nepal travel blog

Leaving Kathmandu

A travel blog entry by paul

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We drove in a car from Kathmandu to Besisahar (altitude 760m).  Nice to leave Kathmandu and start seeing the countryside.  The drive wasn't too bad.  I thought it would be worse.  Lunch along the way was our first try at Dal Bhat, ...

Beautiful Marpha, Marpha, Nepal travel blog

Beautiful Marpha

A travel blog entry by themurphys

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... apple orchards surround the lovely town.  Its just a picture book town.  In my notes that Ive cut from peoples travel diaries of Nepal I had written that the Neeru GH has one room with its own electric hot water system - LOOK OUT HERE WE COME... hot ...

A few days I hope, Marpha, Nepal travel blog

A few days I hope

A travel blog entry by paul

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... , ferns, monkeys and small waterfalls. But it has been a long day for Kanchana. Oh - one more observation from today. In Nepal I notice a lot of babies crying. Often babies are left to sit or lay by themselves here and of course they cry as babies ...

Makalu-Barun, part I: To Khandbari with Sandy, Khandbari, Nepal travel blog

Makalu-Barun, part I: To Khandbari with Sandy

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... suffer." "I think you'd be a good prime minister," I said, after listening to his thoughts on a peaceful, prosperous Nepal. That night, fireworks lit the streets, marking the beginning of the Tihar festival, which celebrates Laksmi, goddess of ...

*Day 44:  The Wrath of Phenyl, Kathmandu, Nepal travel blog

*Day 44: The Wrath of Phenyl

A travel blog entry by sirrocko711

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... aims and dreams were definitely one of the subjects. Sleep followed soon after. I should note that of all the western comforts Nepal lacks and I miss, mattresses have surprisingly not been one of them. My sleep has been just as good on their dinky ...

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