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After the madness of 3 weeks in India we wanted nothing more than to just relax and unwind for a few days with the Everest Base Camp Trek just over a week away. Sauraha was the place to do it, just on the edge of Chitwan National park - the Nepali jungle. We stayed in an Eco lodge run by a rather odd couple, a native young Nepali named Bijay and …
We left Kathmandu early at 7am for Chitwan arriving just after 1pm. Bumpy drive but pretty scenic following the river with the steep hills and terraces. In Chitwan we had a pretty touristy and boring afternoon. A ride on an Ox cart and looking at some Elephants over a fence while our local guide blabbered ...
... by the time we reached the river bank again. Unfortunately, we saw no big cats, sloth bears or wild elephants in our time in the park. However we figured we were incredibly lucky to have seen nine rhinos and all of the other wildlife we'd spotted.
We had a great hot shower back at the lodge, had dinner and enjoyed the evening having a nice chat with some of the others staying at the lodge.
On Thursday 29th, we went to see ...
... but accepted the flowers behind my ear. This was because I've realised that the tikka rubs off on my hat thus giving me the pink rinse look, mentioned previously. But this morning, without my hat, I accepted one. But she made up for my missing the other ones by putting a huge blob on my forehead, which shortly afterwards fell off & nearly landed on my omelet!
Saw the party lads leaving for Kathmandu without any sign of hangovers. ...
Not 5 minutes after setting foot on land we spotted a rhino. A real, live, honest-to-goodness rhino. Actually, to be perfectly accurate, we spotted his ****. The rest of him was obviously attached but it was completely blocked from view by his gigantic bum. Our guide was certain the rhino knew we were there but, if he did, he seemed unconcerned by our presence. As we quietly circled around to a better position, I half expected to hear ...