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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... later and were were in a shared tempo on our way to the train station.
At NJP we went for some dinner as we had a 2 hour wait before we could find out if the waiting list had moved enough for us to be able to catch the train. We went to a Tibetan cafe at the station which was overcrowded with people, many of them sleeping and appeared to live there. Like many cafes it didn't have a licence for beer. It didn't take Craig long to notice that beer was being served to ...
... there was a guy there who showed us around and had us carry out a number of weird activities (walk around the temple 3 times, climb into a cave and bow your head, hold out your hand and take a piece of string for each member of your family,. eat some strange sweet thing....) and told us that this would bring health and happiness towards all our family! of course, upon completion of our initiation into this cult we were asked for a donation, and a further donation ...
... 8217; in various wars and operations. The memorial was classed as a sacred place, like a temple or monastery and so we had to pay 5 rupees each to be allowed to pay homage to the large soldier who stood atop the monument looking over to the Himalayan mountains in the background.
There were also lots of sellers there and many men who would charge you for a quick look through their telescopes to the ranges beyond. ...
... to chat with another couple that wasn’t trying to get their chakra’s in order or get matching dolphin tattoo’s was refreshing, as it had been nearly two months since we met a couple traveling with a similar perspective. We wished them the best with their travels and said our goodbyes, capping an unexpectedly active, yet calming day at the base of the Himalayas.