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Aug 23, 2013 - 19 August - Royal Beach Camp

Internet again, so time to do a bulk update. Yesterday (18th) we met our group - 10 of us, a mixture of English, Aussies, US and Canadian. I think we are all going to get on. Our leaders are Mic (short for Michaela) and Juan, who was our driver in Central Asia so good to catch up with him again. Today we met our truck, Sotiri, and started the trip. It was only a short drive (around 90km) but took 4 hours. The roads as usual were chaotic, with trucks, buses and motor bikes overtaking us on blind bends and occasionally the traffic coming to a...

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Aug 23, 2013 - 20 August - Chitwan National Park

It was only a short drive to Chitwan and our 2 day stay at the Rhino Lodge. Chitwan is a World Heritage listed reserve and covers 932 square kms. It is home to elephants, rhinos, deer, birds, monkeys, crocodiles, bears and, if you are very lucky, Bengal tigers. After we had settled in and had lunch, we boarded our ox carts for a slow trip through villages to the elephant stable and a small museum to learn about the Tharu culture (local people). Then we walked back to the hotel through the bush along the river to watch the sunset while...

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May 15, 2008 - Hetauda - in Nepals flachem Süden

Das Kathmandu-Tal wird vom Süden Nepals - der geographisch bereits der indischen Tiefebene angehört und eine Seehöhe zwischen 70 und 150 Metern hat - durch die Mahabharat Range getrennt, eine Hügelzone, die zwar 2000 m hoch ist aber dennoch bis zu den Begkämmen hinauf dicht besiedelt. Jeder, dem wir sagten, dass wir nach Hetauda fahren wollen, war zum Mindesten verwundert und meinte, dort sei es schrecklich heiss und außerdem gebe es in dieser Stadt absolut nichts zu sehen. Und wir sagten darauf, erstens lebt und arbeitet dort unsere...

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