May 3, 2020

40 days of lockdown Bardia National Park Nepal

“Luckily we are still able to have our daily dhal bhaat and once a week Budhi and his friends kill a goat, so we have enough […]
September 23, 2019
Treehouse Bardia National Park Nepal

Sleeping in a Treehouse in Bardia National Park

In the middle of the night we wake up by a loud roar. Is it a tiger? Or is it a male spotted deer?  We quickly […]
June 6, 2018
Rara National Park Nepal

Road trip Rara National Park

‘Rara’ changes her colours all the time. From blue to green and back to blue! Rara National Park is situated in the far north-western mountains of […]
January 22, 2018

Maghi Tharu festival in Bardia National Park

After worshiping, drinking, eating and dancing, the gods have been listening to our prayers. Last week we celebrated the  biggest festival of the Tharu people called […]
August 21, 2017
Teej temple offers Bardia

Teej festival in Bardia National Park

‘It is obvious that as a western woman I can not compete with the wonderful dance moves of the Nepali women’ For several months you can watch […]
May 22, 2017
Khaptad National Park

Trekking in Khaptad National Park

‘Undiscovered places that is what we are looking for!’ Khaptad National Park, situated in Far West Nepal, is already a few years on our bucketlist. The […]
January 18, 2017
Moon Bardia National Park

Meeting the Tharu Guruwa; a spiritual healer

‘The Guruwa laughs laudly when we ask him how a ghost can enter your body. It is obvious that we still have to learn a lot […]
October 17, 2016
Tharu women Dashain

Dashain festival 2016 – Bardia National Park

‘In a procession with drumplayers on the front,  the Tharu villagers walk together to the river’ The yearly biggest and longest festival of Nepal called ‘Dashain’ […]