So here it is, brand new year 2016! I’m traveling already for 12 months and slowly getting to the end! How would I summarise the last year? In points, as I don’t have Internet in here.
I know I didn´t post anything for last two weeks but it were really two hectic weeks with different hosts, cities and even countries. But let me just introduce you to my last post about Nepal, the post you were waiting so long for. The post about food.
How does a life of a monk look like? It is not easy for sure. There are many rules he has to obey, but in general they like the way it is. During my 2 months stay in Nepal I met many monks and visited many monasteries, so I can tell. Continue reading Monkee Business – few words about Monk life
Initially we wanted to see both Patan and Bhaktapur on the same day, but as I had my duties at the school, I couldn´t spend the whole day outside, so we split the sightseeing into two days. On the day after we took the bus (50 rupees) and in one hour we reached Bhaktapur.
Before we leave Nepal and move with the blog to India I´d like to show you two more cities situated in the Kathmandu Valley – Patan and Bhaktapur. On my last day in Pokhara I agreed with Oli that we´ll meet up in Kathmandu and see both cities together, as we both haven´t seen them yet (and I didn´t want to go there alone).
The second most important stupa in Kathmandu for Buddhists is the Swayambunath. Its name – Swayambhu – means “self made” or “self created”.
Losar, right after the Shivaratri was the day which didn´t go as planned. Why? Because people don´t celebrate it the way I thought they would, but at the end of the day it was still interesting 🙂