- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... around on short final due to the terrain. There is high terrain immediately beyond the northern end of the runway and a steeply angled drop at the southern end of the runway into the valley below.
So that's Lukla airport for you.
We were told to be at the airport at 6.30am for our flight, but on arrival we discovered we were the first ones there. Ram tried the gate and then the door, and we managed to let ourselves in, although the airport was in darkness. Interesting! We ...
... of the day. You can pretty much set your own price knowing this important piece of information which they freely disclose. The reason is because they believe it will bring them good luck. Not true, but this is one false belief that works highly in my favor. So to Thamel I went and Thamel I conquered! And so if you receive a gift from me know that it was a labor of love, time, and the art of ...
... 4. Finally, we present our passport and China documents (visa and Tibet Travel Permit) to the last guard and he allows us through. Phew. Our Tibetan guide, NuWang, then hands us over to our Nepali border guides and we say goodbye to NuWang. He was an excellent guide and we are sad to part ways, but excited to start the Nepali phase of our trip.
We are introduced to our Nepalese border guide and porter and we cross the Friendship Bridge into Nepal. Their only job is to get ...
... to go into Thamel for some more shopping and dinner. Just a few last minute things to get and Mim and Cia yet to pay for their Everest and Indian Airport adventure. With that done we headed to the Pashmina and blanket place Durga had taken us to on our first day in Thamel, which feels like forever ago, Jules and Cia helped me pick out 30 blankets - yes I have no idea how they will fit in and with a few more scarves purchased we headed ...
... are made up – I can’t remember the original ones, but just for scale – if the budget for tourism development was $100 million, they only spent $20 million and the rest went…somewhere. He was paying his interns $5 million rupees a year. That’s about $50K Canadian – a fortune in Nepal.
Some 2011 Unicef stats:
- Almost 25% of the population are below the international poverty line of $1.25 ...