Making Star View Even Better

Seems another tourist season has come and gone. It was pretty good and I enjoyed seeing Thamel lined with tourists on a couple of occasions, especially since there are no cars in the shopping district streets.  We've been doing repairs and upgrading the property by painting the common areas, but that's not all. We finally tiled our problematic kitchen wall. We couldn't figure out what to do with it so we tiled it from floor to ceiling. It looks so nice and clean now with the added benefit of having a place to write our shopping list.
Our other improvements are on our rooftop terrace. We got our wrought iron chairs delivered. I found a small shelf to get all our coffee/tea time things off the table. I finally found cups that don't break without a whole lot of effort. We don't use plastic, other than for food canisters, and no aluminum; cups and glasses can get pretty pricey.  We have started the tradition of serving complimentary coffee and homemade dessert each af…

One of the Best Places to Get a Short-Wave Signal-In the World Yep, you guessed it...

Where better than the Star View Guest House in Changunarayan, Nepal? Several of our few guests who came to Nepal for their Ham Radio hobby came back and one even came back and left us a lovely radio and antenna set-up. 

Particularly from October 1 through the start of June, we have amazingly clear skies, both day and night. There are only a handful of Ham Radio buffs in Nepal and even fewer Radio Shacks in which to enjoy our amazingly clear channels. If you are a HAM radio buff and would like to enjoy some radio time without having to bring your equipment, we invite you to come to Changunarayan and stay at the edge of the hilltop at Star View Guest House and enjoy all that Nepal has to offer. 

We have two mountain bikes, which you are most welcome to use at no charge when you come as a radio shack guest. 

We provide a large room with attached bath and an extra room for using the radio, both on the top floor and step out to the rooftop terrace. Our guests can also sit out on our rooftop a…

Our French Canadian Guests' Blog Post in French

Bistarebistare Le Soleil qui tape, dégoulinantes de sueur et bien empoussiérées. C’est ainsi que nous avons fait notre entrée dans Changu Narayan depuis Bodhnath, Népal. Le plan: faire le tour de la vallée de Katmandou à la marche, puis nous diriger vers Pokhara, vive le trekking.