Norling Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... buildings have generally fared much better. Again, we are very fortunate that we have had plentiful food, water and electricity here in our cosy guesthouse. Many others are not in such a position, with tent cities still evident in open spaces. Visits back to Patan Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square have shown us with our own eyes that these historic buildings are either damaged beyond repair or will remain very unstable for some time. Houses in those ...
... at Everest Steakhouse. The next morning, lovely Amir came to pick us up with his driver and took us to Pashupatinath, the Nepalese equivalent of Varanassi in India It is a holy place where the Hindu's take their dead for cremation in the ghats, so interesting. The body, swaddled in cloth, is taken to the river on a wooden stretcher, carried by family, men only. The body is then blessed and holy water from the river is poured on them and into their mouths. The body is ...
... the end of their trip and really nice. I had some mint lemonade (still water blended with fresh lemons and mint - so good!) and a coconut tofu curry. Which came with what was basically a tray of rice! It was really good. Rather than head of shopping straight away, I decided to have an early night instead - it's been a long day!! Sunday 5 March 2015 Another night of barely any sleep. Feeling rubbish. Still got a cold, all blocked up and managed to be sick. Not a good start. The hotel ...
... the next town stopping for an amazing view from one of the suspension walkways across the river. It is surprising to see banana trees at the side of the road.Another fine lunchtime stop overlooking the river and mountains before we hit a long tailback of traffic trying to get to Kathmandu. We took a shortcut through brick and rice fields which was just as jammed but we managed to get to the "monkey"temple which overlooks the city.It ...
... orchestrated without traffic lights.
The villages are on the cusp of being overtaken by Kathmandu, but for now operates as a farming village. The design of the housing is very similar to the city with 3 story adjoined homes. We walked through the narrow streets among farm animals, and people conducting their daily routine - spinning yarn, making custom saris, carpet making, preparing the soil for the next crop planting, and carving wooden figurines for sale ...