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... Stupa, and the bustling Thamel area, where our hotel is located. We had a great lunch at a restaurant nearby with Narayan and one of his guides who had just returned from a trek to Everest. Later in the afternoon, Blake and I went out to get some final provisions. We leave at 5 am in the morning for Lukla. I'm looking forward to getting out of the city and into the mountains at ...
... Not IN the bus ON the bus!! Progress is slow, as even though the bus is overflowing with people, the bus still stops when ever there is someone on the side of the road, even if they aren't waiting for, or hailing the bus, the bus still stops to try and convince them to get on. It's "comedy gold"!! As many people get off as on, both inside and on the roof and the hours tick over! Durga rings me at about 4 to ask where I am and when I told him I was ON the ...
... Day 7: Hike to Tadapani - 7.5 miles
Day 8: Hike to Ghandruk - 3 miles
Day 9: Rest day in Ghandruk
Day 10: Hike to Pothana - 5 miles
Day 11: Complete trek and head to Pokhara - 2 miles
Day 12: Rest day in Pokhara
Day 13: Return to Kathmandu
Day 14: Exploring Chitwan Jungle
Day 17: Long flight home.......sigh!
... after the quake and how people feel about the rescue operations. As happened before during other disasters, the further away people are from the city the longer it takes for help to arrive and complaints about the government’s inability to help faster and more efficiently are starting to be heard.
I am itching to go back to the mountain villages in Rasuwa district and help with food distribution, road clearance, rubble ...
... until final reaching the insignificant village of Chisapani. The next days are spent along Helmabu trekking trail through farmland (rice, lentils, wheat), Rhododendron, and Pine forest with distant views of 20000+ peaks of Lantang and Kangarri Himilyan range We stayed at local villages chippling, ghyanggaoh, mangengoth, ...