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Chitwan National Park: Boarding and Riding an Elephant
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Chitwan National Park: Boarding and Riding an Elephant

Though there's some controversy regarding the use of elephants for safaris in places like Chitwan National Park, we weren't really a part of that dialogue when we visited Nepal. Going by elephant was the only option for us in terms of transportation into certain parts of the park. We watched the elephants and the people who cared for them walking along the rivers each morning and our elephant-experience in ...
Chitwan National Park: Plant That Responds to Human Touch
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Chitwan National Park: Plant That Responds to Human Touch

Our guide at Chitwan National Park showed us a unique plant on our way to the elephant sanctuary. The plant curls its leaves in response to human touch.Related Posts: Chitwan National Park: Boarding and Riding an Elephant (video) Chitwan National Park: Dug-Out Canoe Ride into the Jungle Part II (video) Chitwan National Park: Dug-Out Canoe Ride into the Jungle Part III (video) How to Get from ...
Chitwan National Park: Dug-Out Canoe Ride Through the Jungle Part III
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Chitwan National Park: Dug-Out Canoe Ride Through the Jungle Part III

John wore a GoPro into Chitwan National Park so that we wouldn't feel compelled to be taking pictures the whole day. In this video, we drift down the Narayani River toward the jungle. Unfortunately, we didn't see any rhinoceros or tigers on our Chitwan Jungle Safari, but we were okay with that. A year later, we went on safari in South Africa at Pilanesberg National Park and saw rhinoceros and other animlas ...
Chitwan National Park: Lydi Gets Custom-Made Nepali Clothes
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Chitwan National Park: Lydi Gets Custom-Made Nepali Clothes

From Kathmandu, we traveled by air to the airport in Bharatpur. From Bharatpur, we traveled by taxi to Sauraha, a village in the Chitwan district of Nepal. We stayed at Sapana Village Lodge, which offered all kinds of different "packages" to visitors. After having spent the past month in Nepal with only 3 changes of clothes, Lydi was immediately interested in the "custom clothing" option on offer at Sapana ...
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