January 13, 2017

Bandipur Nepal

After a couple hours ride, with a few stops along the way, we ended up in Bandipur. Bandipur is a quaint mountain town with an almost wild west feeling to it. There are several small bars and restaurants along the one main street, which is for foot traffic only.

 

 

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Our first stop in Bandipur, a man-made park ontop of a mountain for some soccer.

 

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A kick save by one of the locals, sorry Bickey no goal this time.

 

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One of the locals having a cigarette break while watching everyone play soccer.

 

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Bickey’s turn in goal.

 

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There’s just something about blue doors in this country.

 

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The old stone walls. I imagine a lot of hard work and sweat went into making these.

 

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An abandoned bar where the lanterns remind everyone of a better day.

 

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The size of the rocks this woman was carrying was unbelievable.

 

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She caught me catching her. Check out the size of those rocks they’re carrying.

 

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The endless smiling of the children in this country is unrivaled.

 

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The slow life of the elderly in Bandipur, sitting on the side of the road relaxing.

 

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While the slow life of the youth is sitting in piles of hay.

 

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A short hike part way up a mountain to get ready for sunset.

 

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Bickey and I enjoying our time before the sunset.

 

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The little boy in the hay and his friend started making their way up the mountain.

 

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The exhausting walk through the mountains home.

 

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The town of Bandipur as the sun starts to set.

 

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The boys decided to join us for sunset. They couldn’t get enough of us taking their picture.

 

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The reflection of the sunset off the Himalayas.

 

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The setting sun made the bright white snow turn orange.

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