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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... and I visited the place in June. Not many people come here during the monsoons. I am glad we did.
There is nothing much to do at Jorepokhri. You can lie down with a good book beside your room's window and let the hours pass by. The forests are excellent for walking and when it rains, the foggy pine forest creates a mystery that cant be described in words. We walk through the clouds and the forest, listen to the silence, have hot momos at a roadside shop ...
... br> Eventually most of the guests started to leave and only close family members (and us) stayed for the actual ceremony part of the wedding. It was supposed to start at 11pm (because that was the auspicious time on that date - it had to be worked out according to Preeti and Navin's star signs), but of course being on Indian time it didn't start until around midnight.
The rituals went for another 4 hours or so, back inside the room that had held the morning ...
... br> We went on to find a cozy pub that would not have been out of place in the rolling hills of Derbyshire. It came as no surprise that we met our first British friend here, Simon from Manchester. He was fully in the swing of expressing his thirty eighth birthday merriments through the medium of a pink party hat with 'princess' printed on it. Only when Jeff and I tried to get into our hotel at 11pm, we found that the hotel barricaded its front doors at 9.30pm every night. ...
... Having the middle bunk I was somewhat removed from all the commotion, but Ben on the bottom already had people sitting on the end on his bed and was understandably even grumpier than I that morning. To add insult to injury we had also missed our breakfast order. Unfortunately Social ettiquette on the trains dictates that dring the day the middle bunk should be folded down so that people can sit on the bottom bunk comfortably. Delaying this as long as possible, ...