If you are from Europe or in fact, a western country in general, traveling to Asia is a completely unique and mind blowingto offend anyone but if you are European or Westerner, you might feel you are quite a few years back in time from the experience you will get from Asia will last for a long time and it might just change your way of living and your perspective to see things differently.
Note: Nepalese people will be the kindest people you will ever meet.
5 Things Tourist Are Shocked To See In Nepal
- Cows in the middle of busy road.
All around Kathmandu, you will see group of cows just taking sun bath in the middle of the road. They don’t seems to fear getting hit by cars as the driver will go 12 years of Jail if a cow die. All the cows look depressed, It’s sad that they are abandon by their owners.
2.Nepalese (straight) boys walking the streets holding hands.
Straight mans holding hands just mean brotherhood and care in Nepal as well as India. They are not gay.
3. Squat Toilet without toilet papers.
Nepali homes mostly have squat toilets. Most of the Asian countries don’t use toilet papers. People just clean by washing with water by hands. If you are traveling Nepal i hope you are good at squat.
4. Messy electric wires and trust me it all work
Yes, all the lines works. Sometime you will also see the wire laying in road but group of rolled wire are the interesting part.You will see this in every poles available around Kathmandu.
5. Eating with Hands
Nepalese people eat rice, lentil and curry as breakfast and dinner. Breakfast is totally same as dinner and big portion. If you are guest in a local family, be ready cause your plate will be refilled more than 2 times. And Yes, Nepalese people eat everyday with their hand but not lunch like Mo: Mo, Chowmein.
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