Archive for August, 2007

Aug 23 2007

The Wonders of Whitewater

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It’s been fun trolling the Internet for information on Nepal’s rivers. Aqua-philes are strange beasts, if you can judge by their joyous metaphors about South Asia’s whitewater: “Like being flushed down an open-air toilet.” “Like reading an erotic novel.” “Like a pinball machine and you’re the ball.” “Orgasmic.” Some people offer valuable advice, like “Try […]

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Aug 21 2007

Revised Itinerary

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I’m still intrigued by the possibility of going rafting. I’d get to see a different part of the country — not just the river itself but the countryside enroute. And the rivers pass through remote villages so I’d get a fleeting glimpse of life in other parts of Nepal, in addition to the Sherpa region […]

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Aug 19 2007

River Rafting in Nepal?

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I thought it might be fun to do a river-rafting trip too … probably not enough time, may be too late in the season, likely costs too much, but worth considering. Here are rafting company possibilities, hacked down from dozens I checked out. Hard to know which are reputable. Cheryl’s been sending out queries for […]

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