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Day 1 in Nepal: visiting temples

We stayed at Catherine’s brother Ian’s home in Kathmandu for the first 3 nights…

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One of the staff opens the gate..

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And Deepak is one of Ian’s drivers…

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Ian’s home is lovely…

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At one temple we spun the prayer wheels…

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Felix was keen to buy this bull…

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An enormous prayer wheel for us to spin…

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A great name for a nursery / kindergarten!…

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After lunch…

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Sadhus: holy men…

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Offering for the gods were on sale…

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Back at Ian’s place, Felix begs for alms…

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Here are all the posts for our holiday in Nepal…

Holiday in Nepal: daily life

Day 1 in Nepal: visiting temples

Day 2 in Nepal: a trip to Changunarayan and Bhaktapur

Day 3 in Nepal: flight to Pokhara and bike ride

Day 4 in Nepal: morning pony trek

Day 4 in Nepal: afternoon hike

Day 5 in Nepal: full day trek in Pokhara

Day 6 in Nepal: microlight flight with Toby

Day 6 in Nepal: motorbike trip with Felix

Day 6 in Nepal: lunch and swim at the Summit Hotel

Day 7 in Nepal: Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu