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Oct 12, 2005 - Nepal

Well, I have left Nepal & arrived in Thailand. I have booked into a posh hotel for two nights - bit of luxury after all of the trekking in Nepal. In fact I am sitting in the bar with a glass of wine where v conviently they have internet access - so forgive the spelling. Nepal was fantastic, they say its the country where you can touch the sky and its true - the only other time I have seen views like the ones in Nepal - was from a plane!! But the telephones are crap - hence the lack of entries (not to mention lack of time). Brief itinery of...

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Nov 25, 2004 - Ambushed by Maoists!

24th Nov Near Butwal Yesterday we decided to drive though the border without waiting for an exit stamp in our passport. Got into India OK but they couldn't remember how to do a carnet (it seems the last one they did was several years ago!). So it look like we are going to have to go back to Nepal. At the last moment Karen persuades them to do it - most impressive. Actually they just couldn't be bothered to find the right notebooks! It was dark when we left the border to drive the 35kms to the nearest town. About halfway there the car seemed...

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