Hotel Buddha Land
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... ask what country we are from before they give us a price. Being from “America” we are viewed as very rich. According to the monk we talked to in Myanmar we are even in a higher cast just because we live in “America.” There is always a foreigner price and a local price for everything. Luckily Dharma scored us closer to local prices for the boiled water and other things we needed during our trek. For a liter of boiled water the tea ...
... in the deaf community, they will be able to relate to this. When a child is placed into a school with insufficient support to match their needs, it has a detrimental affect on their lives. The government insists on mainstreaming deaf children, with the view that it'll help their social skills and so on. Bollocks. It's cheaper, that's why. I attended a school for the deaf until I was 6. It was decided between my mother, teachers and I that it would be better for my education ...
... we both needed the rest time that we have had here in Kathmandu. The population here is friendly, warm, chatty and interested in the rest of the world, to make huge generalizations and blanket statements. This has set us up to be ready once more to travel, move hotels every 2-3 days, learn language phrases and generally try new things again. Whee!!!
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... iconography and different Hindu gods. I figure by the time I leave India I will have heard about them often enough that I will finally remember who’s who in Hindu gods just like I finally learned the who’s who of the ancient Egyptian gods when I was there.
So if you are a Hindu in Nepal this is the preferred place to die and be cremated. There appeared to be a quite steady flow of bodies wrapped in shrouds being brought to the ...
... is the worst thing when you need lots of energy for walking. Mauro had no symptoms at all and was eating like three people and still we were both losing weight.
The weather was spectacularly beautiful in the mornings and then often clouds would come in through the valleys in the afternoons. The nights they got cold. I thought it would be cold but I guess I didn't really think about it too much. After about 3200m the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service