Chitwan Village Resort
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... s B.O. scared away a lot of the animals we could have possibly seen - it would certainly have put me off! It was very nice to have a quick break at the elephant breeding centre and get out of the heat even for a little bit. We then headed back to a truck which would take us to where the elephants bath. To do this we had to cross a river, again by boat, and unfortunately we were slightly less balanced than before, and with the boat sitting down low in the ...
... they can't find in the wild, so no wonder they come back.) The treatment of elephants is a big concern, particularly of Kellie's and it's not nice to see such wonderful animals chained up, even if they do have "destructive behaves" as our guide put it. The WWF and the UN are working with Nepal to ensure a better treatment and training of their elephants which is clearly a good thing. The other side of the coin is that these are working animals and we never ...
... of people was just unbelievable, lots of people going to bathe in the Ganges too. We went into the lanes which were filled with shops tiny alleyways with motorbikes, dogs and even cowes trying to get past! Quite smelly and definitely a little but skanky! Finally back to hotel for a rest, after some food at the same chain of restaurant for lunch thankfully they were a lot quicker here.. We both really ache from yoga I used stomach muscles I didn't know I had! Time for a lie in ...
... already paid for her flight home so she has to come with us. Our mahout driver even has two wives and he married one of them when she was 16. In Nepal the leagal age is 16 so after the age of 16 you can get married, start drinking, driving and do whatever else you want. So apparently it's normal to get married so young.
Anyways we better head out to start enjoying our day, our time is limited here and we love Chitwan so much we don't want to leave.
Chow for now!
Three white ...
... Unesco World Heritage site in 1984. Middle of no where so it seams. We are the first guests at this lodge in 2 months. As its monsoon season there's no one here in this tiny little village but us. We took a bike ride around the local villages, through the rice fields, on the muddy roads. No one around for miles. Buffalo, ducks and goat roam the path. Locals are bareback on elephant as they wander by.
In Nepal there are three types of people, the mountain ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service