Norling Guest House
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... is. Each evening in the tea house is spent huddled around a wood burner (or yak poo burner the higher you go and the more scarce wood becomes) chatting to the other trekkers who are from all over; Germany, the Netherlands, France and loads of Koreans (South I presume with all the proper, colourful gear and an annoying habit of stomping about at 5am). Day 3 was what it's all about. After 3 hours and 400m we arrived at Kyanjing Gompa at 3,800m and our highest ...
After Pokhara we had another huge bus journey to Kathmandu. On the way we stopped at a Buddhist monkey temple with thousands of atmospheric prayer flags and dozens of slightly naffed off monkeys. We didn't get too close. We also visited Bahktapur, an old town with beautiful wooden carved buildings which is how you'd imagine Kathmandu to actually be, rather than the sprawling metropolis it actually is. On our ...
... tourist. Buffalos grazed about in patches no bigger than a typical Australian front yard. Lots of children roamed the streets; they didn't appear to go to school. While we waited for other passengers at another coach stop, some of the kids came onto the buses waving handfuls of snacks and drinks for sale. Some of the other children who appeared to be going to school were donned immaculately in neatly pressed school uniforms, that were a stark contrast to the mostly ragged ...
... built in the 18th century and her role is to act a living goddess for festivals and ceremonies. During the day she will make an appearance at the second story window and we were there when she did so. We were strictly forbidden from taking photos though and the one guy looked like he would assassinate anyone that tried.
Beside the palace was an elephant park which became a hippie hangout and a place to sell antiques from the vacated palace. The ...
... So turns out NBF permanent invite to visit there or SF. Hurray. Always liked her Deaf as a post trekker - former editor of TES and fun when he can hear 8000 m peaks seen 3 Fun days 13 Grinding out days - 4 Alcohol 0 on trek v good Since finished - quite a lot Thoughts of alcohol 11 on trek. V good. Meant some days didn't think Thoughts about first drink and food to have when finished -11 Chose champagne ...