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Friday, March 02, 2007

Part 4 - Dharchula

day 8

this day was spent exploring darchula (nepal) and dharchula (india). of course, we again had momos for breakfast at om restaurant. the young folks who run the restaurant are big fans of bryan adams...put on his songs at full volume all the time. nepal can be reached simply by crossing the bridge across the border. it is a suspension bridge and fun to walk across. in fact, we spent quite some time just standing on the bridge and enoying the view of the kali river below us. in nepal you ca get all sort of fancy stuff. we bought a toy yak for ourselves and some chewing gum. i think nepal, right now, is in a much poor state than india..the difference was evident by lookng at both the towns on different sides of the border. it was a pretty uneventful trip to nepal. we roamed around till lunch time, checked out a temple and them came back to india for lunch.

then, later oni nt he day, we made some preparations for going to narayan ashram the next day. arya ji, the manager of TRC dharchula, helped us in the preparations. he also arranged a guide for us. the rest of the day was spent in just strolling around the town.

waking up, all tired from the bona trip

view of nepal

nepal, across the river

a baraat (marriage procession) coming from nepal

nepal - the board says to keep ur surroundings clean. but this place was dirty, making hte board almost meaningless.

this house in nepal was having the marriage. the other party was in india

at a temple in nepal

at the temple

cute kids outside the temple

nepali curency

we bought this yak from nepal

mr. yak

back at our TRC

pics of us with nepal in the background


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Prashant,

A big WOW to all the pictures. Good job done keep up the spirit.



Monday, March 12, 2007 at 11:50:00 PM GMT+5:30  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To the lovely couple, Congrats!! from Portland, USA. The pictures are stunning. I wanna come there someday, do you guys couchserf?

Friday, January 30, 2009 at 2:25:00 PM GMT+5:30  

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