RRB in Nepal | Food

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”

RRB in Nepal | Canoe Ride & Jungle Walk

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.

RRB in Nepal | Bathing Elephants

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.

RRB in Nepal | Tharu Village

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”