Pokhara

Pokhara

Nepal's unofficial tourism capital surrounded by the Himalayas

Location: 

Pokhara, Nepal

Duration: 

Friday, August 25, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Pokhara: second largest city of Nepalinfo-icon and the unofficial tourism capital
  2. History: important part of the old trading route between Chinainfo-icon and Indiainfo-icon 
  3. Tourism: packet with foreigners seeking an adventure in the mountains
  4. Nature: at the border of lake Phewa surrounded by the Himalayas
  5. Journey: arriving just before sunset after a terrible overland drive

Image sources

  1. Tourist walking along the main street
  2. Statue or shrine in a shopping 
  3. Locals playing a fun board game together
  4. Pokhara from the World Peace Pagoda

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