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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... with lots of history and photos and interesting furniture. Bobby never made it. We paid in advance - Suzanne borrowing money back from me that she had lent me when I was embarrassed to get my stuff from the safe deposit at the hotel. So we had a delightful tea with cucumber and other sandwiches, butter cookies, scones with jam and cream, hot-cross buns and banana cake. And of course, tea. It was a lot of fun. I hadn't made it to the Botanical Garden as I ...
... from me starts to fuss and I pull out so e crackers and give him one, and then a few more after that. I also offer one to the women next to me. The only odd part of this bus trip is me, the white person on the bus that some have never seen before, so there are defiantly some women and children poking there heads around people to stare at me. I just smile because what at else am I going to do, it's not like I can move. We start to ask the people around us how long till ...
... ve ever seen at the hut (still loved him obviously!) and two lovely dogs, one with two pups. Like most rural dogs in India they were permanently hungry and they ate all Annie's crackers (a double pack) and most of my biscuits. And some crisps...and some butter...happy dogs!
Dinner for humans was chapatti, vegetables and dhal (a sort of lentil gravy, normally quite thick with lentils but thin and soupy in this region); it was satisfying without being likely to ...
... and it was lunch time before we knew it – in a tiny farm cabin where they were smoking yak’s cheese in the ceiling. They very kindly made us some tea while we sat in front of the fire; special Nepali tea apparently, that would help with dehydration. It was the saltiest thing I’ve ever tasted, and almost enough to make me sick. Credit to her cast iron stomach, Ciara managed to down the majority of hers, but Leanne and I fortunately found ...
... a big Hindu temple complex, the Siddhesvara Dham, where many bells, drums and conch shells were sounding. It had an enormous god overseeing the many temples around. We found this the least interesting and less impressive then the buddhist places we visited so far. We had our first night in Ravangla, or Rabong as the name is spelled on the map. When we arrived at 15:00 a strong wind was blowing ...