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.     ISO 640  f/11  1/320 Our first stop in Bandi ...
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Road to Bandipur
After a couple days in Pokhara, it was off to my 10 day Vipassana meditation course. A few days into my meditation course I unfortunately got sick, and on the sixth day I decided to return to Pokhara. Upon returning to Pokhara I went back to Bickey's Homestay and spent a few days recovering. After I started feeling better my friend ...
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The Juicery
I left Bardia National Park at 7 in the morning and after the scariest 15 hour bus ride I've ever been on, I arrived in Pokhara. My original plan was to do a 3-day yoga retreat and juice cleanse before I left for my 10-day Vipassana course. I, of course, hadn't contacted the yoga center because I hadn't had reliable internet until ...
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A Final Raft
After a day of relaxing and photo editing it was time for my last day at Bardia National Park. I had originally wanted to camp overnight in the park, but with certain requirements of the park I couldn't afford to do it. Instead, I chose to canoe/raft down part of the Karnali river that runs through the park. John, Krishna, and I us ...
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The Road Towards India
After returning to Wild Trak that evening and having dinner with Jörg and Katrin, we sat around a fire to keep warm and discuss what we would do the next day. In Nepal there is a fresh water river dolphin, the Gangetic Dolphin, and we decided the next day we would drive our motorcycles down towards the Indian border to see if we co ...
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Dance of the Elephants
The following day it was off to the jungle again for John, Krishna, and I but this time I opted to take a jeep tour so we could get to several places that we couldn't get to by walking. Our goal for the day was to see either a wild rhinoceros or wild elephant, since we had accomplished our goal of seeing a wild tiger the day before ...
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The Bengal Tiger Waiting Game
After returning to the lodge after the bike tour, John and I were greeted by some new guests from Germany. Jörg and Katrin had arrived on their Royal Enfield earlier in the day. Like me, were undecided on how long they would be staying in Bardia. That evening we all had dinner together and I learned all about Jörg and Katrin's adve ...
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Rah Rah Raksi
Since I had arrived in Bardia without much cash and the lodge's guide was busy for the day, I opted for a motorcycle tour with a pit-stop at the closest ATM an hour and a half away. The owner of my lodge, John, and I set off after breakfast in the morning for a day motorcycle/photography tour of the local area.   ISO 3 ...
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The 10 Hour Tour
After spending two nights in Kathmandu, my third day in Nepal was for getting to Bardia National Park in the Western part of Nepal. I chose to go to Bardia because it is not on the normal tourist track because of its remote location. It takes 15 hours by bus to get there and so I had chosen what I thought would be the simple and qu ...
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Kathmanday Two
After arriving at my guest house in the evening of my first day in Nepal I ate dinner and retired early, so we'll start with day two. I had arrived in Kathmandu without much of a plan, and without very much knowledge about the city in general. I knew that it would be my only full day in Kathmandu until the end of my trip in Nepal. ...
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