Thank you Nepal

Nepal is magical. If I could sum up my whole journey in three words, that’s what I’d say. If you walk down the streets of history, cultures and nature, you can’t walk out unchanged. Your perspective will widen, your senses …

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Making my way into Bhaktapur, staying at the Cosy Hotel

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It’s a funny thing how memory works. It only takes one thought about Nepal and the memories come pouring back. With Bhaktapur, the feeling of longing is even worse because that city has charm. It’s a city frozen in time, …

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Staying in the Peaceful cottage at Nagarkot

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I took a long break from this blog but I’m back. Today’s post is about staying in the Peaceful Cottage in Nagarkot. Nagarkot is at an altitude of 2,195 meters and that’s not just a number; it’s really really cold up …

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Trekking from Kande to Dhampus: Sunrise

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This entry is part 5 of 5 in the seriesTrekking to Dhampus

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the seriesTrekking to DhampusI set my alarm to wake up at 5am in Dhampus in order to catch what the locals describe as one of the most wonderful sunrises. At 5am in …

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Trekking from Kande to Dhampus To Phedi: Dhampus Sunset

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This entry is part 4 of 5 in the seriesTrekking to DhampusUpon first agreeing on the trek to Dhampus, I had no idea what to expect. I figured that Dhampus was some sort of hill. Of course, that’s not true. …

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Trekking from Kande to Dhampus to Phedi: Pothana

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This entry is part 3 of 5 in the seriesTrekking to DhampusHere we go This is where I left at the last post. *sigh* After having a nice tradiotional Nepali lunch at Australian Camp, we made our way towards Dhampus, …

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Trekking from Kande to Dhampus to Phedi: Australian Camp

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This entry is part 2 of 5 in the seriesTrekking to DhampusThe walk up to Australian camp was tiring; it really drains you to go up so many uneven stairs. But along the way, I met some extremely interesting people. …

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Trekking from Kande to Dhampus to Phedi: What it’s like

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This entry is part 1 of 5 in the seriesTrekking to DhampusTrekking is a tourist favourite in Nepal. You get to go on a walk through villages and see the country in a very different way. However, trekking is very …

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Paragliding in Pokhara: Actually going through with it

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One of the things that I absolutely wanted to do in Pokhara is paragliding. Floating over Fewa lake, with the Himalayas in the background, Fishtail watching, the city ahead of me; this activity was one of the first on my to do …

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Visiting the world peace Pagoda in Pokhara

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One of the advantages of staying at the Peace Dragon Lodge is its proximity to the Peace Pagoda. That’s an understatement; it’s actually around a hundred stairs away. Now, you might think that isn’t much, but after going on the …

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