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Top five tips: crossing the border from Nepal to India

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Top five tips: crossing the border from Nepal to India

There are lots of ways into India from Nepal, but I only really know about the Sunauli one. We made plenty of mistakes, so take note. They’re easily avoided. Read the rest of this entry

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Dear diary: crossing the border at Sunauli

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Dear diary: crossing the border at Sunauli

Today we arrived in India. It was much less hectic than arriving into Kathmandu, but then crossing over land generally is.

We decided to walk to the border – 4km in the sweltering heat, carrying approximately 25kg between us, just to avoid haggling. It was one of those days (you know the kind, where you don’t want to talk or think or deal with the swarms of touts all saying exactly the same price, but telling you their price is the best). Read the rest of this entry