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Suwannabhum Airport

The combination of three nationalities was starting on May 23, 07

You say "Hello" , We say

Sa     -     Sawaddee  (me, Thai)

Gut    -    Guten Tag (Friend, Swiss)

Te      -    Namaste   (Nepaleses, Nepal)

Ok, Sagutte Nepal

Since i came back to bangkok, one week later i had a plan for the second trip already. I'm not rich. But Nepaleses have made my heart so rich!

From Suwannabhum Airport in Bangkok, started travelling alone with Thai Airways, direct flight to Kathmandu.

Ram, on the plane!
Three hours on plane with tasty meal. Chicken or Ram? Sure, Ram. I can eat lots of chicken in my country so let's try Ram. Some said it's smell but i love it!!! Soft and tasty. Another passenger who sat next to me chose chicken, why?!!!


From the best Airport in Asia to the local airport which is look like a local office in THailand more than. What i recognized was no need to make it more beautiful with luxury decorations. Doesn't has to build it in a hurry to make the country looks more cool by corruption tax. People come here to see the beautiful country not the beautiful airport. They come to sleep in the cities not in the airport. If inside country is beautiful, they come anyway even just to stay overnight in a place that has only roof.

After stepped on Nepal, the wind has made my face went numb.

The beautiful moutains surrounded the airport are more great than the neon lights at Suwannabhum.

Namaste Nepal, nice to meet you!

At the immigration division, the officers told me to stand in Napalese line, haha, no thanks, I'm Thai, I'm Thai.  Outside, many Napaleses were waiting for their families, friends and lovers but did not see even a shadow of my friend yet. I passed them safely but since i stopped, the taxi drivers came to me imediately.  I tried to walk away but met one nice guy, taxi driver, spoke good english and told me to take me in to town just 300 rupees. (300?? I heard just only 200 to kathmandu) No thanks, i will wait for my friend. He didn't give up but waited with me and suggested many places that i should go. Then the driver got a plan, he told me "Ok, you wait for him until 2 o'clock and if he's not show up, come with me.

Kathmandu
I'll send you wherever you want to go." Errr when i had a deal with you??? The other taxi drivers came. I said no to everyone. The first guy asked me to look for him around the airport. "Ok, if you see the one who doesn't wear shoes, take him." , "Don't wear shoes? Are you kidding me?" Hahaha, no I'm serious. He came back with no one but 30 minutes later, i heard he asked someone "Is she your friend?" and then the return voice which i haven't heard for two months said "Yeah yeah yeah" ...

Relieve, you came at last. Namaste!!!

We walked to Pasupatinat. It's close to the airport. Friend took me there to have welcome tea : Ducha. Ducha is milk tea. The colour is like chocolate but its taste is milk tea.  It's like a national beverage in Nepal which you can see every 3 meters!! Ducha is brewed by boiling tea dust with equal parts milk and water with heaps of sugar and a bit of ginger or cinnamon.

First Ducha which was the best Ducha shop in town
 

 I was excited with the way the tea maker did. I will not talk about the sanitation. Water to make tea might be water supply which poured from the old plastic tank. The tea maker? , I just saw him scrathed his ass!! I have read Nepal travel books and they said bring Iodine or take an injection before come here but i did not do any single thing. Ok, if i had to die, die! My friend came here before a month ago but he's still alive. So will i. Ducha was poured in a glass which just washed in a tank which has many many used glasses in there. Errr, uncle are you sure i can drink? (I thought) but as he knew my mind, he smiled and nodded. My friend? he drank a half of it without hesitating already. Ok, it might be tasty! Cheers!!!

Soooood....

Hmmmm.....nice! Fresh and smooth! In a little bit cold weather, got something warm to warm up myself was better.


First lesson that i have learned from Nepal. To do thing don't think too hard. Because you might have not do it or too late to do it. If i was hesitating, the tea might be too cold and tasteless.


Uncle, can i have one more? :D

newtampo says:
It is:) @Kayguarnay
Posted on: Sep 21, 2014
kayguarnay says:
Sounds like a wonderful place for dudh ciya!
Posted on: Sep 10, 2014
newtampo says:
@ Jopin: :D haha yeah. And thanks for stopping by. :)

@ mcm_images: Thanks a lot! So you'll go this winter, cool! I thnk the weather is really gret (a bit cod) there. Have funnnnn!
Posted on: Sep 26, 2011
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Suwannabhum Airport
Suwannabhum Airport
Ram, on the plane!
Ram, on the plane!
Kathmandu
Kathmandu
First Ducha which was the best Duc…
First Ducha which was the best Du…
Bagmati river
Bagmati river
Where i had Ducha
Where i had Ducha
Toilet at Tribuvan Airport, Kathma…
Toilet at Tribuvan Airport, Kathm…
Toilet on the plane
Toilet on the plane
Thai airways
Thai airways
Its a restaurant
It's a restaurant
:)
:)
Kathmandu
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