1st December 2000 – Landing in
A new month and a new world. Wow.
We met a nice guy from the
Out of the airport, a hundred or more taxi drivers / hotel people were all yelling at us - ‘Do you want guesthouse??!!’. There was one guy in the moshpit holding a sign with ‘
Getting in the taxi, before we knew it, a TINY little boy had grabbed our bags and loaded them in. His bigger friend (still a tiny boy) said ‘Hong Kong Dollar?’ repeatedly and hassled us until the taxi drove off. We were too far out of our comfort zone to pay them. The driver and hotel guy thought it was pretty funny.
The ride to the hotel was crazy – nothing can prepare you for
We have a great room in the guesthouse – US$16 a night with 2 single beds and bathroom.
We're in Nepal!!!