Norling Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... sum of 20 rupees (about 15p) for a 15 minute journey. The tuktuk was driven by a women, in full sparkly traditional dress, nails painted weaving through the crazy Kathmandu rush hour traffic. Honking her horn as she went. Brilliant.
After this we went to see the ruined Dharahara tower that came down in the most recent earthquake. It used to be nine stories high, which is very high in an earthquake prone area and when it came down, it did kill ...
... from their country,
We waited around 2 hours until our flight arrived, we walked out on to the runway, the plane had arrived full of aid, we waited as they unloaded German red cross tents, they were large 20x20ft and made from thick plastic, obviously designed for long term use. The airport had quite a stock of them, presumably they will be distributed by helicopter to remote regions.
Once the plane was unloaded we got onboard, Lukla ...
... some momos with the other girls, they were the usual vegetable, but this time coated in a delicious chilli sauce - they were so good!! I had my last dal bhat too (the usual £2.70), this time with an amazing vegetable curry, a less good bamboo shoot curry, a nice lentil curry and some greens. So good! I was so full. Every now and then some dancers came by, dancing several different traditional dances. We had planned ...
... off. By the time it was our turn it was after 9am. Our plan was a twin engine model aeroplane that seated 16 people, but we still had a air hostess!! The pilot had a nice chat with us and reassured everyone that he had done this flight many times and we were in safe hands! The flight was amazing and flying in between mountains in close proximity whilst going through turbulence was a testament to the skill of the pilot. The landing strip was straight off the side of ...
... the local primary school. Pax Earth have planted fruit trees at the school which we walked down to, to check they were all still thriving. We set off again calling at another school to check more trees. The journey was very bumpy and the car bottomed out a couple of times. On one steep hill the car started to loose traction, so we got out and pushed, it soon got going again and we walked up the hill to meet it. Then we stopped at a saw mill, where Sujan wanted ...