Category: travel

FOOD the most eaten food in nepal is ‘dal bhat’; rice with lentil soup and vegetables. at the orphanage we get it for breakfast before school at about half past eight, in the holidays and on saturday at about ten o’clock. the next meal will be at three o’clock in the afternoon and dinner is served at […]

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friday, 28.10.216 after the dashain festival the next one is coming up: tihar / the festival of lights. it lasts five days, starting today. everyday someone else is honored; today it is the birds, tomorrow it’ll be the dogs and on sunday the cows as well as the goddess of  prosperity and well-being, on monday the oxen […]

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monday,17.10.2016 it’s a quarter to six when my alarm started to disturb my sleep. but i had to get up – my bus to pokhara will leave soon! i packed the rest of my things and sagar (my tour guide) picked up around half past six. although the distance to pokhara is only 200 km it took us eight […]

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monday 3.10.2016, half past nine dead people are not buried here – they are burned in special places, like pashupatinath. that’s where we are going today. those who are burned and whose ash is strew into the river has a better chance to be reborn.  the oldest son light up the fire by setting fire to a bunch of […]

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saturday 1.10.2016, half past six way too early. after a cold shower and a black tea my body started to wake up. our driver picked us up an hour later to bring us to boudhanath, the most famous stupa in kathmandu and the largest spherical stupa of nepal. we met up with someone and walked around the stupa. […]

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thurdsay, 8.09.2016 it’s nine o’clock when we hear a knock on our door. the b&b owner is bringing us breakfast to our room so we could have it in bed! we had buns, chocolate scones, jam, butter, honey, ham and cheese, pancakes, sirup, chocolate sprinkles,… it was plenty and really good. afterwards we packed our stuff […]

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wednesday, 24.08.2016 after spending some time at home my mother suggested to spend some days in italy. my sisters and me totally agreed. so we started looking for some free rooms around lake garda. we wanted to go the following weekend – so just two days from now – so it was obviously hard to find […]

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first morning in copenhagen – second day! we ate at a nice bakery near the central station which is located en face the amusement park tivoli. we had coffee, hot chocolate, scones, cinnamon buns, sandwiches,… then we took the train to østerport to see the “little mermaid”. this is one of copenhagens biggest signs/attractions – […]

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