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Safari Jungle in the Chitwan National Park

We flew 20 minutes via a small prop plane to the city of Chitwan, then drove one and a half hours to find ourselves at the Tiger Temple Green Jungle Resort in the middle of  the Chitwan National Forest.

Our new glamour tent in the early morning fog

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Life and death…

Our journey this morning takes us to the ancient city of Bhaktapur, another UNESCO World heritage site of palaces, temples, statues and squares.  Built in the 14th century, these amazing palaces of the royalty show off amazing wood carved windows and moldings for pagodas, and for the palace itself.

Palace and pagoda

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Shangri-La…the myth becomes reality

In the book, Lost Horizons, it describes a place called Shangri-La, a mystical place beneath the mountains of the Himalayas. Those things could certainly be said of this exotic city of Kathmandu, Nepal.

Swayambhunath – a Buddhist stupa with prayer flags

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