Dhulikhel Lodge Resort
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Things have been so busy the past few weeks and I have really fallen behind with the blogging. I'll try to pick up where I left off, heading to Kathmandu after a safari weekend in Chitwan. The bus from Chitwan took about 7.5 hours, so we were very happy for the ride to be over when we finally arrived safely in Kathmandu. After finalizing some plans …
We continued our journey by leaving Zhangmu and heading off for more scary 4x4 adventures!
This leg took us into Kodari, Nepal.
The 'Friendship Bridge' was very, very disappointing. Uninteresting, Smelly and Dangerous.
Is just a manky old bridge!. Nothing tells you that you are entering Nepal. It is complete total and …
... the surrounding area. We started with the most important Hindu temple in the world, Pashupatinath. It covers a huge area and many Hindu's make a pilgrimage here at some time in their life. We weren't allowed in the main temple as we weren't Hindu's but there was still plenty to see. Holy cows roamed the area, as well as monkeys an the usual dogs. Our guide was keen to show us the old peoples hospice that Mother Theresa has set up, although she was Catholic he said, ...
... by children and dogs.
Sadly, even the small villages and towns out in the countryside are in a
terrible state with rubbish and rubble everywhere. We passed lots of people,
mainly women, carrying huge loads in baskets on their backs with a strap across
their foreheads. One old woman was carrying braches of wood as big as her!! We
also passed lots of paddy fields where rice was growing and, as we drove
higher, we could see ...
... what they will get from other people. I was very surprised when I came to one man with 70 NU and he started asking me for more money. When he said to me 1000 NU I was completely shocked and told him that he should be great full for every penny. Some people are very greedy.
After a couple of hours spending in this place we went back to the hotel as it started raining.
We are going to Chitwan national park tomorrow to see some ...
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