Planet Bhaktapur Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... are in stark contrast to the dark wood of the walls. The fantastic wood carvings are impossible to miss on even the humblest of homes in Bhaktapur. Also, the streets are filled with local people busy with their labours, as well as cows and vehicles. We stopped to have a lemon soda in one of the large buildings and were lucky to have a great view of one of the best squares in the small city. There were many merchants peddling ...
Out of Thulo it was super steep uphill for three hours. We climbed 3000 ft or so in very little horizontal distance. We had lunch at Fantang Danda which gave us a great view to n and s. At that point we were just about at snow level and the walk after lunch was through forrest. It was a short distance ...
... I was pretty sure Karen could kick his ass if push came to shove. So off we went. It was a good decision.
Turns out our friend is the head librarian at the monastery. Not a monk, but a "civilian" employee with an interesting back story. A Tibetan, at 8 years old he and his 7 year old brother were sent with a "coyote" to escape Chinese occupied Tibet. They walked at night for many days, hiding during the day, through the Himalayas, until ...
... part we have been eating quite well. In Rajasthan we stuck pretty much to vegetarian fare. The curries and masalas and such have been mostly good. Nan with most meals and usually excellent, tandoori baked and springy/stretchy in texture while hot. Plain, buttered, stuffed with cheese or veggies. Yum. Excellent soups served almost anywhere, even on the trains. Tomato, mushroom, onion and garlic are the most common. We've also had some very good vegatable and ...
... was alive! Nepali people are friendly, kind and super quirky. Nepal is a great place to be! All in all we had a great journey into Kathmandu and a great start to our time in Nepal. Especially if we compare the final days in Tibet! ;) Two days later, we all seemed to go our separate ways. The guys on a 2 week tour through Kathmandu valley, Vicky went off to Indonesia. Linda to start her orientation for volunteer work in Nepal. Lastly, Lindsay my fav ...