From Sea Level to The Top Of The World; Bob; The Travelling Fool

Nepal – Chitwan National Park

For the most part, Nepal was closed off to foreigners until the 1950’s when the country slowly began opening its borders to tourists.

Nepal, home to temples, holy men, culture and history. For the most part, Nepal was closed off to foreigners until the 1950’s when the country slowly began opening its borders to tourists. Nepal is a beautiful country and offers everything from Jungles with subtropical weather to Mount Everest the highest point on earth.

Kathmandu is the capitol. Mention Kathmandu today and most people in Western countries still think of it as a mystical land. In the 1960’s Kathmandu became a stop on the hippie trail that extended from Europe through Turkey and down to India. Visions of scenes from Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark come to mind.

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