Nepal     

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Janice crossing a low tech bridge in Chitwan Nat Park
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a 'bus' takes locals towards the Nepalese side of Tibet from the border at Mustang region
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Janice watching political march in Old Town, Kathmandu.
(There is a new Communist government here, and not everyone is crazy about them)
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Janice, on the left, is faster than the family
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The river washes everything, bodies, laundry and vehicles...it's also the town water supply.
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This is titled "Janice jealousy of those not peddling"
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These woman are making gravel (No kidding- there all day, every day with hammers)
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A convoy doing firewood collection
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Asking for help in Kathmandu
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oMonkey Temple,Kathmandu
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Mountains making their own weather
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Working elephants returning from forest, southern Nepal
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Kathmandu
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View from our Hotel: Pokura, Nepal
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The beautiful High Himalayan towns have footpaths instead of roads
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The wind driven dust often required masks
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Janice hits the prayer wheels. Each filled with many written on paper. If you spin one wheel, it's as if you have said all of the prayers. A true time saver.
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Rooftop riding is common
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Metal bridges have replaced many frail wooden ones, with the help of international climbing groups funding
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One of the best downhill rides on the planet, from 17,000 feet to 6,000 in less than 100 miles.
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Firewood collectors
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Cycling does not get too much better than this
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Mt. Everest flight-seeing trip on Buddha airlines
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Mt Everest: Pilots view
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Terrace farming with livestock, lumber cutting by hand.
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Fish farm on Lake Pakurha
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Male peacock strutt
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Asian Rhino: Chitwan National Park
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A hitch-hiker. He jumped on the back, and didn't seem to care when I tired, and started walking. We hung out together for a while
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Hotel view: Marpha, Nepal
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Looking towards Dhaulagiri, the seventh highest mountain in the world at 26,795 ft
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Fairy tale town. Muktinath,
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The circle Annapurna trek ends here. We abandon the bike, and hike as far as we can that day before returning the way we came.
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from our high point, 18,000 feet
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Looking back to Dhaulagiri from the shoulders of Annapurna, reminds us of how far above us the high mountains are still
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A long decent begins
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Packing to go
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the most fun of Himalayas, downhill
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the one star hotel has a five star view
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We saw these all over Asia. Solar teapot cookers at a mountain temple
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Main street in a trekking town
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These guys carried climbers and trekkers gear up into the mountains for 5 bucks a day
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What's he thinking. A bull watches a butcher shop
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Avalanches could be heard often
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log ladder
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Funeral cleansing at the river
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Happy, laughing, muddy harvest time
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Spinning prayers