Story Time: When things not go as planned

It is great to have picture perfect weather on a trip and everything goes smoothly. Nevertheless, stories live from all the little and bigger things that do not go as planned. These are the situation we can grow with and learn from. Sometimes the unexpected things are even the once that are making the trip. Over the last 10+ years, I were in a couple of interesting situations. Let me share…

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Nepal: Nepali Food

In Nepal, it is possible to eat a lot of delicious Nepali Food. Starting with the starter Momos, the Dal-bhat-tarkari, Thali Nepalese Style or traditional Indian food. Momo - is a type of Dumpling with vegetarian or meat feeling. In order to each over lunch something light, this is the perfect dish. Usually it is served with some kind of sauce e.g. sesame yellow or red garlic chill. Dal-bhat-tarkari - a traditional…

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Nepal: Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Our last day in Nepal we spent with visiting the Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After seeing already the Kathmandu Durbar Square and the Patan Durbar Square, this was a nice last day.  The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in front of the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom. All three Squares are UNESCO World Heritage Site and worth to visit because they are full of historic buildings. In general the trip…

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Nepal: Annapurna Hiking – Is it worth?

As Pokhara is the starting point of every Annapurna hike, we relaxed there for 2 days. We took a boot trip at the Phewa Lake and did some smaller hikes near the lake. In Pokhara the Sherpas for the hike can be found as well as the permit for the hike can got there. On the Circus there are several control points where the permit will be checked. The day started…

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Nepal: Chitwan National Park for tourists

After an amazing time during the Rafting-Tour, the tour moved on to the Chitwan National Park. The park is a preserved area in the Terai Lowlands. The park houses elephants, one-horned rhinos and Bengal tigers. During the two days in the park we saw a lot of birds and elephants. We had no luck with the Bengal tigers or rhinos. During a bush walk with a guide we did a stop…

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Nepal: Rafting-Tour in the Trisuli

After our two days start in Kathmandu we drove to Kurintar, in order to start the two days rafting tour in the valley of Trisuli. The drive from Kathmandu took three hours. After the briefing we finally could start the rafting tour. The water at the first day was more or less charm with some rapids. During the 3 hours paddling we got the chance to jump into the water from…

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Nepal: Boudhanath (Stupa)

Boudhanath After enjoying the first days in Kathmandu, todays goal was to visit the Boudhanath. It is one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the worlds and it is just outside of Kathmandu. The height is 36 meters, which makes it really impressive to stand in front of. This whole place had for me a special feeling, as there are many monks around and lots of prayer flags. The visit of…

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Nepal: A day in Kathmandu

The first day in Nepal started in the capital of Kathmandu. Where we stayed for two days. After a late breakfast the day was started with wondering around the smalls streets of Kathmandu in order to get to the Kathmandu Durbar Square. The Square is located in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom. In order to inhale the beauty of the place, take some time to…

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