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The Annals of Cheap Hotel Day Refuted

Ganesh, our guide, already awaits us this bright early morning. We cross the Baghmati River, bordering town, and attain charming Patan. A mere twenty minute ride from town, this is, certainly, another world. Lalitpur, as it’s known regionally – has an aura of tranquility and peace about it, so not like that of frenetic Kathmandu. This is a city renowned for its excellent craftsmen and crafts. Walking down the slender lanes, we come throughout the exquisite temples, traditional buildings and tiny outlets and stalls of metal and wood artisans and stone cutters. We attain Durbar Square in the heart of …

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