Golden Gate Guest House
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... the TV shows, the music, the films, are all creeping in and surplanting local culture. Like us with the USA I guess, or reckon!
Next year here, in a weeks time, it will be 2072 (don't ask me why) and the government are banning plastic bags throughout the Kathmandu valley! A good thing and some local women's groups are busy sewing away to make cloth bags that will be in great demand.
There are two main rivers that run through Kathmandu, the one near here which ...
... old buildings and many small temples and golden pagodas shimmering in the sunlight. We walked around the area for ages, admiring the ancientness and the beauty. Prayer flags flew in every direction and mesmerized passerby's as they climbed up the mountain. We watched in amazement as cheeky monkeys stole items from visitors; we saw one monkey eating an ice cream cone and another, a popsicle. This massive area was home to countless stupas, thousands ...
... streets, the girls wanted to find dresses and souvenirs and the guys, also souvenirs, artefacts and gaze at the beauty of the architecture surrounding the place and everything worked out so well and everybody was very happy at the end of the day though sad to say one final goodbye to the people going to the airport today ! It's been quite an emotional ride these last few days but It's now time to go ...
... amounts of cheese (well one of us). It was crazy going from a village in Bangladesh to Thamel. It is packed full with hippy clothing, tacky souviners, and delicious food. AND CHEESE. We visited some beautiful temples, got ripped off a few times, and my mom and I did a weird role reversal thing where I was taking care of her for the first time, weird stuff. We celebrated the first night of chanukah at the local chabad house which was pretty low key but we got our latkes and ...
... eyes open for any sightings but the terrain was thick and the animals remained well hidden. After about an hour we came upon a vast landscape of open plains and long grass which climbed higher than some of the trees we had left behind. We followed a track with the grass on one side and open land on the other. Lord knows what devilry prowled in these grasses but we battled on until we came to our first sighting. A spotted dear and her ...