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A morning wander, followed by afternoon Train top ride

I had a suprisingly reasonable amout of sleep considering the amount of bugs I was sharing my bed with… I was outside by 0630; I headed to the train station; Janakpur was the main station for the only railway line in Nepal. It was still very common to ride on top of the carriages, and […]

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Welcome to Nepal! and then On the road to Janakpur with the most Pumpkin filled bus ever!!

I entered Nepali Immigration and went about getting my Visa. I was only able to get  one for 1 month.  I set out, and just like before was approached by by some touts asking where I was going; they even used te same line; saying that another traveller had just booked a ticket. I asked where […]

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A dramatic exit from Yangshuo…

I was up early ready to leave Yangshuo. The hotel hadn’t been very good, and I had a feeling there were going to be problems over payment… I was owed 5Y over some washing I got cleaned. Five Yuan isn’t much at all (about 50p), that wasn’t the point however. It was the principle. Predictably […]

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