Momos (Nepalese dumplings). I ate 17 of these over the course of our trip.While our nine-course Nepali dinner at Krishnarpan was the culinary highlight of our RRB in Nepal, we had some darn good meals during the rest of our trip. True, my enthusiasm for the food may have had more to do with being compound-bound since our arrival toContinue reading “RRB in Nepal | Food”
Our last full day in Chitwan, we went on a canoe ride and jungle walk, followed by a visit to the elephant breeding center. The long canoes are carved out of a single tree and, with small moveable chairs placed one behind the other, can seat up to 20 people.
When I was researching the Chitwan portion of our trip to Nepal, I saw that elephant bathing was one of the activities listed in the Green Park Chitwan packages. In my head, I pictured myself seated atop an elephant, a bucket in one hand and a big old brush in the other, scrubbing the friendly creatures clean.
The nice part about the Chitwan portion of our trip to Nepal is that all we had to plan was how to get there and where to stay. Once our flights and hotel were booked, Green Park Chitwan took care of the rest for us.
Rice harvest.The afternoon we arrived in Chitwan, we were taken on an oxcart tour of a nearby village, home to the Tharu people, an indigenous group in southern Nepal. Of all the activities organized by our hotel (we booked one of the common four-day, three-night packages, which I’ll write about in a separate post), this was the probably the oneContinue reading “RRB in Nepal | Tharu Village”
Rhino-spotting!From Pokhara we headed to Chitwan, a national park area near the Nepal-India border. We had our mountaineering experience in Nepal. It was time to check out the jungle on safari.