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Hills over Pokhara  

Hills over Pokhara

Nepal and the lonesome Yeti

February 18th 2020
We met the French couple, Paulo and Enora, at Varanasi station; they were also headed to Nepal via Gorukhpur and I wasted no time in informing them of the latter’s delights. Fortunately there were no substantive delays to the overnight train and on our arrival we were able to catch a bus straight out of Hades. Yes, I admitted, it did - by daylight transit - seem merely grim... No funny b ... 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
22nd February 2020

Hills over Pokhara
I'm reaching for a word to describe the calming ambience of this shot and settled on 'serenity'. Great pic.
23rd February 2020

Getting out and about
It is certainly a good view point up at Sarangkot. We just gutted that Ali's achilles injury prevented us from trekking and getting up close and personal. Indeed, now in the north of Thailand she has sprained her ankle badly and so still there is no hiking... Sigghhhh.

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