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NEPAL


Location - Asia/Indian Subcontinent; Capital - Kathmandu; Population - 29 million; Currency - Nepal Rupee

I crossed from Darjeeling in to Eastern Nepal, around March 1993.

 

nepnote5 Nepalese Rupees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep1Stalls in Durbar Square, Kathmandu

 

 

nep2Buddhist temples in Durbar Square, Kathmandu

 

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nep3Bustling Durbar Square (or chaotic - you choose), Kathmandu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep3aDurbar Square, Kathmandu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep7Entrepreneurs selling coins at Durbar Square, Kathmandu

 

 

 

nep6Durbar Square, Kathmandu

 

 

nep5A different Durbar Square, this time at Bhaktapur, in the Kathmandu Valley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep10Swayambhunath Temple at Swayambhunath, also in the Kathmandu Valley

 

 

nep8The Kathmandu Valley

 

 

nep13One of my classes at VS Niketan Boarding Shool, Kathmandu. I helped out as an English teacher for a couple of weeks.

The pupils were fantastic - well worth the 40 pence an hour I earned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep15A Pokhara street

 

 

nep45Phewa Lake in Pokhara

 

 

nep19Starting out on a trek from Pokhara through the Himalayas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep20Surrounding countryside on the Jomsom trek in the Himalayas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep26Trekking to the Himalayan village of Ghorapani (altitude - 2800 metres)

 

 

nep30aAt the top of Poon Hill (altitude - 3200 metres) with magnificent views of the Annapurna range, including Machhapuchhare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep30Machhapuchhare (6993 metres) is second from the left

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep34One of the Annapurna mountains, most of which are around the 7500 to 8000 metre mark

 

 

nep35Dhaulagiri is the prominant mountain here. It's the 7th highest mountain in the World at 8167 metres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep37Morning view at Ghandruk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nep47The most comfortable way to travel - on the roof of a bus from Pokhara to the Indian border

 

 

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LINKS

www.welcomenepal.com - Nepal tourist board

www.nepal-traveller.com

www.visitnepal.com

 

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