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... which provided excellent food cooked before our eyes at very low cost. On arrival at the Barauli Village home stay we were warmly welcomed with flower garlands and shown to our accommodation which is in little cabins with corrugated roofs dotted between the farmsteads with electricity and running cold water in the bathrooms - basic but with all the essentials. Then we wandered around the village and ...
... museum about the local population's culture and traditions, and headed straight for the Elephant Breeding Centre. We hired bikes (Phoenix and Femina, our trusty steeds) and cycled the four or so kilometres there, along flat but bumpy, stone-filled paths. This meant we actually cycled through Sauraha town - something we'd only seen the outskirts of previously. We hadn't missed much.
On arriving at the Elephant Breeding Centre, we took a ...
... and with that we bid farewell to the rest of the group and Santos put us on a public bus for the hour long journey to Sauhara and the Chitwan National Park.
The public bus wasn't too bad actually, we stood for most of the journey as it was packed but our driver was good so it wasn't too much of a white knuckle ride. We arrived in Sauhara for 4:30pm and found ourselves at the Chitwan Village Resort for a much needed shower. Sauhara is a very beautiful village ...
... It was done with minimal shouting and/or hitting though, and the water came up over the elephant's head when she lay down so she used her trunk as a snorkel. I'll admit it, it was kinda cute, I had to keep reminding myself that her spirit had to be broken to domesticate her like this.
We saw a couple more rhinos before we headed back and I asked the guys about the local food here which triggered a momo craving and we headed to a proper little ...
... a really good performance by a very tall man bent double in a peacocks costume, it was called the courting dance. The show ended with the usual inviting the audience to make fools of themselves by joining in. The bar was open when we got back, we bought a couple of whiskies and went to our room. The bus is booked to take us back to Kathmandu in the morning, but it's not an early start, maybe we might enjoy a bit of a lie ...