Windy Hill . Hotel
Travel Blogs from Nagarkot
... East. That is, until I came bulldozing in with my strange ideas on what constituted entertainment. The clients got the hang of the game around about the time that the first person had filled in their sheet. I bribed him into standing up, raising his hands in the air and shouting "Bingo!" with a packet of banana flavoured chewing gum. Although not the most healthy prize, I still feel assured it was superior to the previous week's quiz competition prize of cigarettes.
... outside your house to coax in the goddess of wealth. There is also a day for cows and a day for dogs, which after Disain seems a bit harsh on the goats. It also meant when I walked to PA Nepal on Thursday there were no children and two staff members who were asleep.
Yesterday was Saturday which is me and Sally's day off (which I've had for the past week) so we walked from Sundarijal to the Boudinath Stupa via Kopan monastery. However ...
... night we awoke with everything inside (!) and around the tent frozen. With around minus 15 degrees it was incredibly cold and we all just wanted to start hiking as quickly as possible.
Again the path lead very steep up the mountain, giving us a good exercise to keep warm. Unfortunately Claudia couldn't get her feet to get warm and they soon felt like they were going to freeze. Repeatedly Roger and Kumar (those sweet guys!) massaged her feet as we were seriously ...
... the crops growing on fascinating and they made the scenery even more beautiful by adding some more Nepali charm. We passed quite a few more of the bamboo swings that were put out for the Dashain festival so I went on one. Besides being a great swing, it was made even better by swinging out on the hillside with a full view of the valley and mountains. The second night was spent in Nagarkot which is a village much larger than Chisapani and had a larger choice of tea houses. ...
We ran to the hills without the obstentatiousness of Iron Maiden, squashed under our sizable accouterments in a pre-cramped micro bus. As we left Thali, it was a stroke of luck that my belongings weighed me down, otherwise the weight coming off of my shoulders would have turned me anti-gravity and sent me past the stratosphere.
Funnily enough, our next residency was incomparably more hospitable than the asylum, for want of a ...
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Mahankal Temple, Nagarkot | Hotelfrom $17
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