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bhrgunatha  ·  379 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A few of my thousands of pictures from Nepal

How are Pokhara and Kathmandu recovering after the earthquakes in 2015? I heard there are still lots of ongoing problems.

    Got chased by monkeys.

I think everyone gets chased by monkeys.

    Traveled to Pokhara, learned it's my favorite place on the planet and that I want to stay there forever

Spent 9 days in Nepal, with a 3 day trip to Nagarkot - one of the best places I've ever visited. Lots of walking and flying kites with the locals. Your picture of the swing looks identical to one at Nagarkot, on the edge of a narrow, winding mountain path. Scared the living crap out of me because it's tall and rickety and although you swing moderately high, at the peak when you look down you can see aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaall the way down to the bottom of the valleys below. Loved watching the clouds rise up from below. I could watch that forever.

Had a mystical experience there one morning which has stayed with me ever since.

Heard Nagarkot also suffered damage and landslides in the earthquake and lost buildings and several hotels - their main income. I can't imagine the cheap, dilapidated "huts" that we stayed would not have survived.