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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... with the shop owners for a few things. PJ's for Courtney being at the top of that list! The local economy must be doing ok for most at the moment because having been told to pay no more than half of what they say, a lot of shop owners couldn't have cared less whether you purchased from them or not..... If they did actually lift their head up from looking at their iPhone, the prices for the same thing could vary by up to 2000 rupees in different ...
... s, drinks and some bits from a bakery stall, enough to keep us going through the bus journey tomorrow. We probably paid 'tourist rates', but at 5p a banana it's really not worth haggling.
Back at the hotel we sort out our bus tickets at reception, whilst doing so a little girl comes out from behind the reception desk, and starts peering into a bag Kirsty is carrying containing the bananas. Most businesses in Nepal seem to be family ...
... to drop my bags and then I am off to reconnect with travel friends from Mongolia. Being nearly 11pm they are having a few drinks at a nearby pub so after about 20 minutes lost wandering the streets of Thamel I locate them. After parting ways midway through China it's great to meet back up and swap stories of the time missed. Before we know it we are closing down the bar and it's time for bed.
I awake in the morning and we go in search of breakfast, ...
... but Salmonella had been picked up somewhere in India. However a short course of antibiotics would kill this off within a week. Within this week we visited the main temples and squares of Kathmandu, including the impressive monkey temple at the top of a very steep set of stairs with impressive views
over the city. A day trip was also taken to the ancient town of Bhaktapur, about 8 miles away from the ...