Gokarna Forest Resort
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We couldn't get enough, here are a few pics from outside our hotel. . .
Touched down in Kathmandu, Nepal in the early a.m. It's always a bit challenging applying for visas with exact change in local currency. While I waited at immigration desk, Carter had to track down a working ATM which required running through 3 check points, up an escalator in the wrong direction, and trying to avoid a wild monkey loose in the …
Kathmandu. The place where all the Gods live and only the Smog survive. We got all our stuff into one taxi. After we was finished with it. Then the porter came and charged us for carrying our luggage. Carried where, asked we? Here, he said. We did it. we replied. And he banged the door shut. Of all the people in the world, he had to try to hustle …
... on the stupa top, emitting a warm glow in the fading light. We walked up stairs to a rooftop patio overlooking the stupa circle below. An amazing setting, with Kathmandu at the stretches of sight, great company and good food. It was another set menu, in western style upright chairs. The cool evening a great departure for the sticky humidity of the day. We enjoyed yet another feast at the Gorkha Grill. At dinner I had some great conversations, really getting to know the ...
... only to be told that I must have an air flight booking and a hotel reservation before I can get the visa. Exasperated, I meet the driver and am taken back. Of course I should have known that he wouldn't wait for free. Taxi fares are not expensive but I had wasted money with him waiting an hour for me. I am in a less than happy mood.
I find a place to rest called Rosemary Cafe; it has a pleasant outside garden. I am in need of a coffee. It ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
Excellent place :) A green lounge in the Kathmandu Valley
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