Black Lion Hotel
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I went online the day before my flight from Kathmandu to change my seat number. The reason is that from the right hand side of the aircraft, you get the most stupendous views of the mighty Himalaya. Up at 38,000 feet, you can see the white mountains and the brown valleys for mile after mile. I sit next to a middle aged Tibetan Buddhist monk in his crimson and saffron robes who stares in silence and a young man dressed in an orange gilet and bright ...
It is a very quiet day and I don't think it was during the university term. I imagine going back during a term would be a completely different experience and a hub of activity.
Defrosting involved a bit of a shop and a hot Sunday lunch at the pub. Unfortunately also being winter there is little time to explore the gardens or cycle around. Nevertheless it wasn't a bad dozy ...
... the busy A143 and the Highpoint prison complex it runs through. I’m walking on tiny lanes but with the solitude of Sunday in these backwaters I am rarely disturbed by any vehicles. Accompanying me, a small flock of birds, perhaps a dozen, scamper and flutter across the top of the hedgerow alongside me. I want to call them sparrows but they’re altogether sleeker, more suave, with light grey chests. They’re not trying to get away from me but simply keep ...
... of time before our flight and not only for this. All the queues to board the plane (check luggage, tickets, security and passports) were long and time consuming.
But not as long as it took to pick up our rental car from Europcar. That took over an hour. The reasons given were that they had a trainee and that several flights had come in at around the same time – and they didn’t know that this was going to ...
Instead of going back home via the river we went via the road and lane ways, very picturesque, when the trees get their leaves it should be very pretty. As you are walking along there all these public footpath signs just pointing off, to, we don't know where, some go through peoples properties, quite interesting.
I do like England.
Love from Sue and Russ.