Jungle Sunset Camp
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... seen earlier in the day. The afternoon was an enormous improvement, literally washing away the feeling of the morning with monsoonal rains. We jumped onto a canoe after lunch for a trip down the river, seeing a number of elephants and a single rhino (butt) on the way. We jumped off the boat after an hour or so, then tracked through the grasslands, getting caught in the rains, back toward the resort. Tonight we will cram down a much needed hot meal and a few final drinks with ...
... the scorching sun until we were stopped by the guide who turned around and put his finger to his mouth. We assumed that meant to be quiet, and then he pointed to the edge of the river. We all looked and only about 10 feet away from us was a giant, wild rhino!! It looked like a mix of a huge armadillo and a dinosaur. It's horn was sharp and large. The rhino drank from the river as we stood still in amazement trying to get pictures of it. We then continued on into thick ...
... dressed as a peacock!
Saturday afternoon was spent on a 4 hour Jeep Safari through the National Park (which in my opinion is far to be long to be sitting on your **** in the hope that an animal will jump out). We managed to see 6 Rhinos, deers, monkeys and chickens but unfortunately no tigers. The park itself remains relatively untouched which is great to see. Halfway through the safari we stopped by at an Crocodile Breeding Centre which was very interesting as there seemed ...
... Chitwan National Park. There were lots of narrow winding mountain roads for the minibus driver to negotiate. With the crazy overtaking habits of drivers here also, I feel our driver did well! We arrived in Chitwan early afternoon, had lunch and freshened up then went for a bike tour around the area. The bike seats were all a bit high for my short legs so getting on and off was a bit risky but once I was riding it was fine. I enjoyed cycling ...
... including breakfast. The bathroom is bigger than some of the rooms I have had recently. Over lunch in a nearby cafe I see that the Lonely Planet Guide of 2012 says the cheapest room is $30 and rooms like mine are the best in town. I think when I rock-in on the bike covered in dust, sweat and grime they automatically assume I can't pay much and give me their best price. When I checked online the price of last ...