At just 17-years-old, Gurkha recruits leave their families and their homeland.
After touching down in the UK, they stay inside their garrison at first but once allowed out a whole new world awaits.
Hannah King talks shiny shoes, mobile phones and McDonald's. It's the new Gurkhas...
Click below, meanwhile, to see the first part of our look at their training - through their eyes.
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