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Category Archives: Nepal
We had a much better ride back to Kathmandu than we did leaving a week ago. A little bad traffic, but nothing the driver couldn’t handle. After dropping Howie at the hotel, the guide took me to the school that … Continue reading
Howie wasn’t feeling good and wanted to rest. The guide took me across Fewa Lake and up the Napali ‘stair master’ to the World Peace Pagoda. Later we visited the Seti River gorge and regional museum.
Another beautiful morning for a sunrise. Then down many, many steps to a taxi back to Pokhara. We visited a Tibetian refugee camp on the way back.
We had a glorious clear morning to view sunrise on the Himalayas. In particular we were viewing the Annapurna range. The Hindu communities will soon be celebrating Tihar – the festival of lights. To the children it is much like … Continue reading
We walked uphill for about 4 hours to the Australian camp. That night we had a lighting storm. Howie was closing the metal bolt on a metal door when the tin roof was hit. He thinks he is lucky to … Continue reading
The 5 hour drive today had less traffic. When we got to Pokhara, we had to shop for the trek – good that we talked to the guide to find out what we needed. Quick visit to Davis Falls.
We took an early morning, ie before breakfast, elephant safari. We actually managed to pile 4 of us onto the top of the elephant. After breakfast we paid extra to take another jeep safari – still hoping to see the … Continue reading
We started the day with a canoe ride and nature walk. Then bathing with the elephants. Later we did a jeep safari to a different part of the park. We saw all 3 kinds of Nepali deer, a wild boar, … Continue reading
We drove from 8am to 3 pm on mountain roads that rivaled Morocco roads for windy, narrow, crowded, and dangerous. When we begged for a toilet, the driver stopped at the most disgusting, smelly toilet known to man. I almost … Continue reading