Royal Astoria Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kathmandu
... was still slightly over priced (but we were hungry and sleepy) and walked away. We are becoming much braver with our haggling and have started telling them how it is as long as we know that we are still being fair.
The bus ride took us through beautiful wooded valleys and down the side of raging rivers before getting stuck in a 2 hour traffic jam. It was hot, sweaty and a little uncomfortable but we have been on worse journeys. At one point we stopped at a ...
... onto the plane failed to yield results and as we made our way to the terminal building we were both thinking about what we could do next. Would Kellie end up like Tom Hanks in that airport film that no-one remembers? Would I have to smuggle her to the British embassy? Would her passport turn up in her bag where it had been all along? One of these things certainly happened and we made it through immigration and collected our bags. The next step was ...
... the girls next door to me who are from Sweden and Switzerland. All young and gorgeous. I should hate them but they are too nice. It was lively to be asked for help by Sweden & Switzerland today with preparing their school work. It gave me quite a fright as I hadn't really realised what it entails.......they were working on synonyms ( a synonym for warning anyone??) and tenses. I guess I find it difficult because as native English speakers we were never really ...
The taxi zoomed past a giant billboard by the airport:
"SEE YOU AGAIN
- Nepal Ministry of Tourism"
I made the flight despite unusually high and chaotic security, found my window seat, and watched as the crystal clear view of the valley flew out from under. Unlike last time though I was sure I'd see this place again-I didn’t realize how much I missed the people here.
Until next time, Pepsikola...
... what seemed like a labyrinth of small streets. We finally got to a main junction and got our bearings a bit. We stopped at Olla coffee shop and had some tea and toast. We realised they had a power cut, and we had to get our heads round the cut off times for the power in the day and night. We then walked some more to get back to the hotel and got lost again in the maze of shops. It was quite a good way to explore ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility