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Nepal, India to jointly count tigers

Nepal, India to jointly count tigers Conservation officials of Nepal and India have agreed to conduct joint head count of Royal Bengal tigers inhabiting in protected areas in both Nepal and India, local press reported Tuesday. According to officials, the … Continue reading

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Free WiFi not wife!

A recent visitor¬†laughingly¬†pointed out he already had a wife and didn’t need another. We weren’t too sure what he meant until we realised he was a litle short-sighted. Whilst we dont supply visitors with a wife we do offer free … Continue reading

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Tigers on the increase.

A news item earlier this year observed that camera traps had identified some 37 tigers in and around Bardia Park this year as opposed to only 18 oberved just two years ago. This represents a tremendous achievement by the Nepalese … Continue reading

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The benefits of a family unit at Bardia

The villagers and local Tharu population are some of the most welcoming people you could ever hope to meet. Within a single household you will find that traditional values hold firm. All members pool their resources, their labour, their time … Continue reading

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Happy Villagers

One lady in a recent group tour, became very friendly wih some of the locals and took far too many photos. Here are a few of her happy photos, although the girl at the water pump doesnt look particularly happy.

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Just a couple of photos

Just a few photos of locals this week. From Bardia Eco Lodge we can arrange cultural tours to many places around Nepal, so dont think that Nepal is all about trekking, white water rafting and jungle safaris, its a lot … Continue reading

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Tiles and Worktops

Of course, one of the things about running any kind of hospitality environment is that you are always striving to ensure that worktops and surfaces are just right. Hygiene and cleanliness are the key in any kitchen especially in humid … Continue reading

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Panning for riches

Ive included  a few photos here, taken by a guest of local girls panning the river for grains of gold. Whilst the yield is small, its still an incredibly efficient pastime for some of the younger ones.

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Sunsets, birdlife, deer and monkeys at Bardia

One of the most popular activities of guests is to take a jungle walk to explore the local wildlife and hopefully capture a few of those very special moments on camera. We have sunsets to die for here in Bardia, … Continue reading

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Flora and Fauna

Just about any reading material you will ever read about about the National Parks in Nepal, will all extol the variety of flora and fauna in the Park. We get many photos from customers and friends who have taken hundreds … Continue reading

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