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Waiting for Airwolf

October 14, 2010 6:00 pm

Well the other Jagged Globe groups may have left he hotel yesterday, but they came back later, and they weren’t happy. They’d spent the day at Kathmandu airport being promised flights that never materialised, and they were blaming Jagged Globe’s agents in Kathmandu. When it became obvious that we weren’t going to fly, we tried… Read more

Stand down (again)

October 13, 2010 10:33 am

We were stood down at about 3pm yesterday afternoon, when it became clear we weren’t going to fly. Lukla was open yesterday, but there’s now such a backlog that it may take days to catch up, and since our flights were on the third day of delays, we’re at the back of the queue: they… Read more

Tick follows tock…

October 12, 2010 10:27 am

…and the wait goes on. We gave up in the middle of yesterday afternoon and Rich (my room-mate) and I walked to Patan Durbar Square, one of the seven Monument Zones that make up the Kathmandu Valley World Heritage Site. The square is full of temples but seemed pretty similar to Kathmandu Durbar Square, so… Read more

Chaos in Kathmandu

October 11, 2010 11:39 am

Arriving in Kathmandu I was very grateful that I was part of a group. Andy, the leader, told us that we shouldn’t tip anyone, which has already proved useful advice – as we pushed our trolleys towards the bus we were approached by “porters” who asked “Are you part of the Jagged Globe group?” then… Read more