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... as it allowed us to make the uphill walk between the villages happily, without resulting in us both becoming drenched in sweat.
Here we visited the temple and official residence of the Dalai Lama (who sadly we didn't get to see!), experienced local delicacies such as momos (a little steamed/fried dumpling with various fillings that just melt in your mouth) and took a few relaxing strolls with incredible views of waterfalls and the valleys that lay beneath.
... steep stairs and scaling gates (with our luggage) we found the East Home Apartments, only to be told that they didn't have rooms for us. The gracious Sangeev ushered us into one of the apartments to "rest" while he did some organising. A couple of hours later he came to tell us that 2 out of our 3 apartments were ready and the other would be ready that evening. We were delighted and grateful that this had been organised, and the 2 apartments we were shown were clean and ...
... decorative headpieces and musical instruments came out of another room and walked around the seated monks before heading back to their other room. There was a long table laid out with all the plates of spices etc that HM was throwing on the fire. When we left he had at least 3/4 of them left so I assume the ceremony must have gone on for hours. We also saw the room where the DL receives those few who get balloted to meet him. It had a large throne in front of an altar. On each ...
... snow line on day two. It was about an hour. After arriving I thought it wasn't necessary to go back to town. Two of the six of us stayed. The others wanted to but they were either leaving or had business. It was a good time. The days were hot and the nights cold. Met a lot of cool people. More pictures to ...
... shut the windows turning the bus into a literal sauna, and then the windows were broken so when people next to them fell asleep they would slide open and you would get a sheet of water smashing into your face. They would then wake up, shut the windows again, making it even hotter and more humid inside. Fun times.
The bus pulled in to a "side street" away from the main part of town and we were greeted by the rickshaw mafia. They fought their way into the bus and ...