Namche ‘rest’ day & the Everest hotel November 19th 2018
We spent last night in a room in the basement as the rest of the lodge was full. It was warmer than where we have been but being below the kitchen got noisy quite early. Whilst annoying to wake up earlier than planned we at least got to join Bart for breakfast before he headed off to Lukla to catch his flight tomorrow.
After a leisurely breakfast (of giant apple pancake) we got out the map a ... read more
Asia » Nepal » Namche In 1951, the Nepalese monarch ended the century-old system of rule by hereditary premiers and instituted a cabinet system of government. Reforms in 1990 established a multiparty democracy within the framework of a constitutional monarchy. A Maoist in... ... read more
We are a young (ish), recently married couple off on a belated 6 month honeymoon. We will be leaving the UK at the beginning of August and plan on returning sometime in Jan (work is expecting us back the first week of Feb). We are planning on exploring India, Nepal, Burma, Laos and Cambodia depending on how long things take and how much we enjoy various areas.
Elizabeth usually works in the NHS and Stephen is an engineer. Neither of us did the classic gap year backpacking so are now making the most of the opportunity to travel (much to our employers annoyance). We plan on staying in a va... full info