Bat Caves and Yoga

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March 26th 2012
Published: March 26th 2012EDIT THIS ENTRY

Thought it was important to say I finally tried the Dhal Baat, and well it was interesting. It turned out after i'd had the spicy one instead of the normal, so they gave me a free ice cream as they felt bad.

On Sunday we decided to go to the bat caves. We didn't want to pay for a torch and a guide so we decided to venture in on our own with a little head torch. Don't think i've ever been so scared of the dark. In the end the bats weren't the most interesting part of the cave (though there was three thousand of them) it was the way out of the cave. You had to manouvre through these narrows cracks in the rocks and climb up, in the dark. Luckily a had a man help push me out, though I regret wearing cream trousers.

After this the taxi driver dropped us off in Old Pokhara for 5 minutes which was mainly old buildings and shrines and a large clothes market. In five minutes I managed to time something big which I don't know how i'll carry home (suprise for Mum and Dad) and get a tikka spot on my forehead at a spice stand.

In the afternoon we went for a yoga class. There was three of us in the class, and my first time at a proper yoga lesson. None of us were naturals so it was funny to watch but felt very calm afterwards. Then you get out into the noisy streets.

Also saw a cultural show at a hotel which was another interesting experience, it was quite cheesy.

Today was back at the Street Kids Centre teaching English. We also had many games of Uno where one of the children is the best shuffler i've ever seen, though the game got competitive.

Hoping for rain at the minute so the clouds will finally clear and we can see the mountains!

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29th March 2012

Well done Bat Girl
Nice to see you enjoying your challenge. Make sure you don't bring any home.

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