- 18. It's about damn time!The next stop in the Terai area was Bardia National Park. Encompassing 986 sq km, this park protects one of Asia’s largest stretches of tiger habit. It is also home to 30 species of mammals and around 250 species of Posted by mm_lukes in and so the adventure begins ... | Nov 26, 2015
- Festival Time: AmuwaThe Festival of Tihar: A 5 day Festival with honor given to a different animal on each day. Goddess Laxmi also has a special puja day. Tika and puja (prayer) given to cow today. We are told that cows give Posted by Shantitraveler in Shanti Travels | Nov 24, 2015
- Bus Ride to BhutwalPetrol blockade remains in full running force. Negotiations are standing still. The scant number of buses and jeeps able to run, become overcrowded, especially on market day. A large passenger jeep comes honking down the road notifying passengers of Posted by Shantitraveler in Shanti Travels | Nov 24, 2015
- 17. Siddhartha Gautama Nestled along the Indian border, the flat hot plains of the Terai region is immeasurably different from the Nepal we were accustomed to seeing. The mountain views are replaced with rice fields, the clean air is now hazy, and Posted by mm_lukes in and so the adventure begins ... | Nov 24, 2015
- 15. Self-guided, self portered, but not self-cateredIf you only have the privilege to visit one more country in your time, make it NEPAL. Nestled between the high walled Himalayans and the steamy plains of India. Nepal is the land of snow-capped peaks, Sherpas, yaks, Monasteries and Posted by mm_lukes in and so the adventure begins ... | Nov 12, 2015
- Kathmandu Montage 1966===Kathmandu===
[left][/left][left]The Durbar Square with Shiva Parvati Temple [/left]
[left][img=http://photos.travel Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Nov 10, 2015
- Fishtail and Monkey Tale[b]Tuesday 4-10-1966
When I got up this morning the cloud was almost gone and finally I had a superb view of the mountains. Only Annapurna itself was still clouded in, but the Lamjung Himal and Machapuchare (Fishtail) were tremendously clear in Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Nov 6, 2015
- PokharaSunday 2-10-1966
[b]I woke early but the mountains were clouded in so I went back to bed. They stayed blanketed all day, unlike me. After breakfast, the sun came out so we decided to do a bit of local exploring and Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Nov 3, 2015
- Kathmandu et environs[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/382802/BCB93 Posted by gr3g77 in UN PTIT TOUR A VELO | Nov 1, 2015
- Putlikhet to Pokhara[b]Friday 30-9-1966
We spent all next day in Putlikhet, which gave me a chance to rest up my ankle. We didn’t rise until 11.30 am and then went and had breakfast at the place where we had eaten the previous Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Oct 24, 2015
- Boombri to Putlikhet[b]Thursday 29-9-1966
The next morning we all trudged back into Boombri to tell our story to the District Police Commissioner, who spoke some English. T.T. was again wanting us to embellish the story and say we had been robbed, but we Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Oct 24, 2015
- Ramdighat to Boombri[b]Wednesday 28-9-1966
We were dragged out of bed in the pre-dawn darkness, quickly packed, had no time for a wash and were off at first light. We crossed a long suspension bridge over the gorge and started to climb. It Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Oct 24, 2015
- Tansen to Ramdighat[b]Tuesday 27-9-1966
By the time we rose in the morning Kham Bir had already been examined and had been given some pills to deal with what had been diagnosed as ‘wind’. He seemed to be feeling somewhat better and had agreed Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Oct 24, 2015
- Walking to Pokhara[i]The climax of this overland journey back across Asia was to be our return visit to Nepal, a country we had been enthusiastic about since our original encounter with it in 1964. In London we had joined the Britain/Nepal Society, Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Oct 23, 2015
"Yes, it's Mt Everest"! My eyes flutter open and I become aware of a stir of excitement in the aisle of the plane, as the air hostess and a group of Posted by suel1960 in Sue's 2015 adventure continued | Oct 23, 2015
- Annapurnas TrekUne cinquantaine de km de marche en 3 jours entre Nayapul, Ghandruk, Ghorepani et Poon Hill.
Magnifique vue sur quelques sommets du massif des Annapurnas
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com Posted by gr3g77 in UN PTIT TOUR A VELO | Oct 19, 2015
Vue depuis la chambre sur l'Annapurna South (7219m) et le Ma Posted by gr3g77 in UN PTIT TOUR A VELO | Oct 18, 2015
- Bhairahawa -> Tansen[img=http:// Posted by gr3g77 in UN PTIT TOUR A VELO | Oct 18, 2015
- The beginningSo first few days were an exciting busy colourful experience in Kathmandu.
Journey to Delhi was relatively easy, although stupid custom people thought I was Sarah's mother, not a great confidence booster to start the trip! Then typical Sarah lost her Posted by tessalomas in Nepal | Oct 15, 2015
- Bhimdatta -> Kohalpur
C'est bien l'école, 9h15, et déjà 32 degrés...
[img=http://pho Posted by gr3g77 in UN PTIT TOUR A VELO | Oct 10, 2015
- Kohalpur -> Bhairahawa
Il fait très très humide à 7h le matin!
[img=http://photos.travellerspoin Posted by gr3g77 in UN PTIT TOUR A VELO | Oct 10, 2015
- We are going!!!!So, it's been over 4 months since a massive earthquake devastated Nepal and Everest Base Camp. We've spent that time getting a new puppy (who is as big a challenge as Everest we think!) and trying to get travel Posted by DerylandJo in Deryl and Jo do Everest | Sep 1, 2015
- Buddham Sharnam Gachami!Buddham Shrnam Gachami!
The other thing one notices in the profound effluence of Buddha also known as Gautam , Siddhartha the blessed one . The Buddha is omnipresent everywhere . In the holy shrines of Kathmandu .In the carvings on the Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jun 13, 2015
The 7.8 magnitude quake, which was followed by a second major tremor on May 12, brought down buildings across the country including historic temples, monuments and the much-loved Dharahar Posted by TeamZecca in Funemployed World Tour | May 27, 2015
- Chitwan-Pokhara - Day 16We got back on our bus for the journey to Pokhara, which was about 4 hours or so. Once again it was a beautiful drive through the green mountains, winding our way up and down. We arrived just before lunch Posted by RaeRae8183 in The Trip of a Lifetime 2015 | May 25, 2015