After 17 days of trekking we arrived in Pokhara and said our farewells to Milan. The next 4 days were spent in a blissful haze gorging ourselves on steaks and beer/wine! We did take a couple of breaks to go out boating on Phewa Tal (the big lake in Pokhara), wander up to the World Peace Pagoda and also do a bit of paragliding off nearby Sarangot hill (terrifying but fantastic at the same time!)
Barney And Emily's Big Adventure
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Had a brilliant time on the trek, it's one of the best things either of us has ever done. It was hard work at times but absolutely worth it, the scenery was amazing and just the sense of achievement at the end of each day. A usual day was breakfast at around 6:30 - 7:00, then walking for about 4 hours, lunch (usually dal baht, a traditional Nepali dish of rice and lentil soup) and another couple of hours walking. The scenery seemed to change dramatically every f...
Had a spectacular flight from somewhere just inside the Eastern Nepali border to Kathmandu with the Himalayas poking through the clouds on our right. I'm sure we could see Everest - we picked out about 20 possible candidates! Thamel, the main backpackers area where we stayed in Kathmandu, was a lot of fun. After being on the road in India for over a month, the vast array of restaurants, bars and bakeries was very welcome, as was the laidback and friendly atmosp...