Green Mansions Jungle Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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The jeep took 10 of us from the guesthouse, and after a quick punt across the croc infested river in a dugout canoe made from a single piece of wood we were aboard the jeep and heading into the National Park. Within 5 minutes our driver began to speed up towards some other jeeps ahead and we were able to see 2 rhinos, a mother and her rather large baby. They were just up ahead in the trees and far closer than Hannah had seen in Bardia. ...
... quiet they rent the beds out to backpackers which basically means you get a lovely garden and a hot shower for ₨300 a night instead of having to trapse around town looking for a cheap guesthouse. What's also awesome is the fact the touts have to stand well away from the buses when they arrive in Sauraha so you don't have to force your way through hoards of blokes waving leaflets and business cards in your face. As I started to walk back to town a taxi ...
... quick lunch we were driven to the river banks in the back of very bone shaking open jeep. At the river bank we met our safari guide, whilst the park permits were being paid for, we checked out the river and banks with the binoculars, there were 3 gharial crocodiles, one marsh mugger crocodile, some storks and a couple of rhino wandered across the bank in the distance. Not bad as we hadn't even started the safari. We were assembled into a group of 10 and climbed into the dug ...
... around and around in the sky. As we came in to land next to the lake, we spun really fast, it was too scary for me (pathetic!). It felt so fast coming into land, but suddenly we slowed and the guy told me to just stand up. I tried, but my legs failed me and I ended up collapsing on the floor! It was only a 10 minute drive back into town and we were back by 11.15am! We've done so much today and it's still so early! We weren't quite sure which restaurant we were ...
I also felt fortunate that I got to have the kids all to myself...they fought over teaching me dance moves and Nepali songs. I was also quizzed incessantly on Nepali words, which I now have a basic understanding of. Most of them thought that I would and should understand more Nepali than I do...they would ask me what "butterfly" means in Nepali and then laugh out loud when I said I had no idea!
I also went to a Nepali Good Friday service ...