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Bath time for the elephants
Lessons in mounting elephants

November 26th 2009
After the brief stop back in Pokhara, I board a tourist bus for Chitwan National Park. Ever since seeing a wild tiger at Ranthambhore in India, I'd wanted a chance to experience the same thing again, so deciding to skip the Jim Corbett Reserve in Uttaranchal for the sake of a swift exit to Nepal, I booked myself in for a few safaris at Royal Chitwan, another bastion of the Royal Bengal Tiger despi ... read more
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Nepalese Flag In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
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