Hotel Vajra

Bijeswari, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal | Hotel
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Nepal - A different calibre of traveller

A travel blog entry by nomadicblonde on Aug 06, 2014

... in a school or hospital, they rarely socialise outside of their placement bubble and tend to look down their noses at everyone else because if wearen't helping the country then what are we doing here? Good question, I ask myself daily whilst I am being continuously ripped off because of my blonde hair and fair skin, stared at by Nepalis whilst I eat and followed down the street by street sellers. For all the good here it is massively outweighed by the bad and unfortunately ...

Music, Film stars and goodbyes

A travel blog entry by sam.tank on Jul 27, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

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Also a couple of days ago, Dhruba asked of we wanted to be in a film... Curious; myself, deb and Kenji went to meet dhrubas younger brother who is apparently a famous comedian in Nepal who really wanted to shoot a sketch involving tourists coming to Nepal and asking him about his buffalo... Its very silly comedy but we may be able to find it online at some point in the future! They have been filming since Friday, with the brother dressed up as an old ...

Day 327/331 Namaste

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on Jul 10, 2014

2 comments, 103 photos

... Sun Maya (our guide) and Chitra, Ganesh’s brother, were waiting for us at the airport and they welcomed us with a big hug and Buddhist scarf. Nice. Our initial plan in Nepal was to go to Lapu, Ganesh’s village so we could see how Haut-Lac school Bern House’s contributions have helped improve the village’s school. Unfortunately, because it is now monsoon season, it would ...

Now this is what I came here for!

A travel blog entry by maestrojfk on Jun 09, 2014

17 photos

... Randomly interspersed through the city were orate carvings on doors, pillars, or just randomly set into walls. And everywhere we went, everybody seemed to know Shyam.

After quite a walk, we went to a Newari museum, which was its own amazing experience! Hung on the walls of the path leading up to the building were various pots and farming implements. At the end of the path was a small building with a sloped tin roof. Inside were some more traditional artifacts, like items used ...

Four Days In Kathmandu

A travel blog entry by elcapitan on Jun 08, 2014

4 comments, 20 photos

... so often emerging at an intersection, or chowk, where there was almost always a thousand-year-old temple or some other ancient Buddhist artifact in the middle, just as normal as we might expect a traffic light. Eventually we arrived at Kathmandu's Durbar Square, which is a collection of fairly well-preserved palaces and temples built by different rulers throughout the last millennia (and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Those kings have all since ...

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This hotel, located on Bijeswari, Swayambhu, Kathmandu, is near Thamel, Durbar Square, The National Museum, and Kaiser Library.
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