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Melbourne to Kathmandu, via KL

Our journey begins at Melbourne International Airport, which would manage a miserably low score of about 2/10, and the 2 is for speed through customs, the rest, forget it! The whole place is under renovation, except Hungry Jacks, which should be!! Seriously folks, the most diabolical excuse for a hamburger EVER!! The queue went for ever, courtesy of being about the only joint open, and the end result…. This was Liz’s first Hungry Jacks experience, next time we’ll just slap two bits of cardboard together with a sliver of grease. To wash the horror out of our system we went searching for a drink, with limited success. Every promised offering was “coming soon”! Finally a beer was secured in a random bar, then thank God, our flight boarded. Thanks to changed layover times, we had 12 hours to kill in Kuala Lumpur which luckily included use of the airport hotel for the day. Man, the bed looked enticing, but why catch up on no sleep when you can schleep around town for a few hours? …