A&P Spent over 3 months in Nepal last year.. V.pics, Annapurna, Everest, rice etc..

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    Sooo I have posted a few in the past but for some reason I have uploaded them all on the net after too many friends asking to see them. I was a volunteer for roughly 1.5 months and then just went around by myself

    Figured some ppl here might want to see them sooo here they are.
    you will find some pictures of the annapurna region where I went with other volunteers. Some pictures of Lumbini (birth place of Buddha) plenty of temples, mayadevi temple etc.. Everest pictures. In album #3 if you've seen the Planet earth series, in the mountains episode they shot from Gokyo Ri, I can has picture from there too although quality is well :hsugh: Bunch of Kathmandu and around. The rice fields where I volunteered were in southern Nepal, did not see a single tourist in that town for the whole time I was there so that was :cool:

    In album 1 & 2 camera was a samsung digimax 400, then it broke so I bought a S3 IS in Kathmandu. I am in no way a photographer so yeah. lots of useless pics but scroll through the thumbnails.

    http://picasaweb.google.com/francisv

    Pic of Planet earth location :
    can see a few images around 33:15 in the mountains episode and then clearly at around 34:13mins (when the clouds come in over the glacier
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    That's a dope pan shot.

    What brought you all the way to Nepal? volunteering u say? what group?
     
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    I went with RCDP Nepal, was awesome, lived with local family, ate same thing every single day. basic as it gets, cockroaches, rats and shit in the room. sounds gross over here but once you get there it's just normal.

    I will be going again for sure, met so many people I wouldn't even need to pay to do volunteer work. plenty of places to go and yeah. pack your bag and head over. I think everyone would find something to enjoy over there. landscape is just :bowdown: wildlife is also :bowdown::bowdown:

    oh and the 525' high bungee :eek5:
     
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    wow, that's simply fucking awesome.
     
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    Damn, I thought I was adventurous when it came to food but that's just extreme.
     
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    can't even imagine the size of the mountains, just can't from the pictures.
    Anything below 5000m (16 400') does not have a name and is considered a hill:noes:

    You see a point and you think your close but then you realize you're a day or two away :bowdown:
     
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    they just lived in the "house" and kitchen (which is outside) didn't eat them. had Daal Bhat everyday, twice a day though. white rice with lentil soup that you pour in rice, mix with fingers and eat! :yum:
     
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    bad ass. :bowdown:
     
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    wow that is amazing! i want to do that :cool:
     
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    I've wanted to go climbing in Nepal for a couple years now. It looks like a gorgeous country. Maybe once I get out of grad school and can take a vacation during a climbing window I'll get to see for myself.
     
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    Sooo in for a high-res of the pano!!!
     
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    :o misinterpreted

    But daal is awesome stuff :yum: I guess they eat daal because they neighbor India.
     
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    not really, daal bhat is the national meal so to speak. Rice grows everywhere, and is cheap. Along with the lentils and some curry you get all the nutrients you need.

    Oh btw, sounds weird but you poop this tiny thing about once a week after a while, your body just absorbs everything you eat :bowdown:
     
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    and you should, you must:)
     
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    you HAVE to, it's a beautiful country, people are amazingly nice. just :bowdown::bowdown:
     

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