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... so we investigated St Andrews Church on the hill. It had some nice views but we couldn't get in. Then we went to find the Windamere with the directions Suzanne gave us. I couldn't remember the directions so I was no help when we didn't find it where it was expected. We asked a policeman, then someone else, and finally a man said he would show us. When he left us - pointing the way - we ran into Suzanne and Mike and eventually we found it. It is an old ...
... other. I go to get on this new bus and there are no empty seats. Whoa, what happened. Obviously the guy in. Kathmandu lied to us, but what am I going to do now. A lady taps me and motions for me to sit down next to her and I do. Straight across from me, behind the driver is another space that Deepak takes. As he sits down, this lady next to me grabs my legs and moves them to the side. I can't help but laugh at the situation in my delirious state. I sit and watch as ...
... us for much of the day and given us only tantalising glimpses of the beautiful mountains surrounding the trail. But there were no serious aches for either of us as we reached our trekking hut by 4.30pm which was a bonus. The hut was pretty basic and a bit dirty but a trekker's paradise to be fair. Easier than camping and they could even provide hot water for our improvised hot water bottles; plastic water bottle inside old army sock!
They had the dirtiest little ...
... in between, then the highlight…the Everest range. Still miles away from us but looking huge, Everest stood just behind Makalu and Lhotse – we were looking at the first, third, fourth and fifth highest peaks in the entire world – undisputedly the most amazing thing I have ever seen.
It was cold and it was early but everyone stayed up there for the best part of an hour before tearing themselves away from the ...
... Shamblar (Guru Rinpoche) statue at Samdruptse, near Namchi, which had quite a few local visitors. It has a huge sitting buddha with a huge hand. The hundreds of player flags around these holy places make a very pleasant atmosphere. As always I made many pictures, including close ups of things that strike me.
After a good lunch in Namchi we drove on the quiet, but bumpy South Sikkim roads ...