Bhaktapur and Nagarkot, Nepal

Our next stop was Bhaktapur, a historical town about 16km from Kathmandu. We got a taxi to the Bagbazar bus station and jumped on a local bus. We could have gotten the taxi to take us all the way for about Rs1,500 but decided on the Rs25 bus, both for cheapness and for an experperience!... Continue Reading →

Patan, Nepal and Nepal Costs

Shockingly, our trip from Pokhara to Kathmandu was uneventful and strike free. Finally! So we were able to enjoy the 8 hour USD9 each trip and relax. Our plan was to see Patan, a city directly south of Kathmandu, before heading to Bhaktapur and Nagarkot. 500Rs got us a taxi there from our hotel in... Continue Reading →

Pokhara, Nepal

Are we cursed? Or is it just bad luck? ....we had our bus tickets and were ready to head to the lakeside town of Pokhara. Upon arriving at the bus departure area at 6:45am, we were informed that there was a strike today, and our companies bus was not running. Great. But fortunately we nabbed... Continue Reading →

Kathmandu, Nepal

We left Bangladesh bright and early and walked the 1.8km to the airport. After being ripped off during our last 2 taxi trips thanks to the hartals, there was no way we were going to get in another hotel-arranged taxi! We were tired yet excited about getting to Nepal. We had a slight mishap prior... Continue Reading →

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