August 17: Kathmandu
It was raining when we woke up. After breakfast, Bharat's brother Purna picked up Marc with his
motorcycle. He brought an extra helmet for him. They both wore rainclothes. Purna and Marc then
left towards Nagarkot from which outside the monsoon season there are beautiful views of the
Himalayas. On the way to Nagarkot, they stopped at Changu Narayan which has a beautiful Hindu
temple. Here are some pictures from Marc's trip with Purna:
Purna and Marc got back around 2 pm and we all had a nice lunch at he coffee shop of the
L'Annapurna Hotel. A little later, Samir called and told us that we are not able to get on tomorrow's
flight to Bangkok. We wer still waitlisted for the 19th, but I didn't think we would be able to get out
of Kathmandu before our originally scheduled flight for the 20th. Late afternoon, we went to Thamel
to shop and see the sights. Marc and I then had dinner at La Dolce Vita.