The sun sets. The roommates arrive at the home of Mingma, their head Sherpa (as Janet helpfully informs us). They partake in what I guess is some traditional Nepalese food. Rusty demonstrates how you eat rice with your hands, and the roommates give it a shot. I could get into Nepal! They do give you the funny flat spoons for the soup, though. It's just rice you have to eat with your hands. We see a shot of Stephen pouring some beer into a mug, as Janet informs us that "Stephen has alcohol in him and [they] get into this conversation about [Janet] wearing a lot of makeup." Stephen drunkenly mumbles something to Janet, asking if she thinks she wears a lot of makeup, and discussing the size of her makeup bag. He says, "Hold on!" about ten times, and is kind of laughing, so it doesn't seem like a big deal at first. Janet wonders why they're talking about this, and then quietly tells him that she doesn't want to argue while they're at someone else's house. Then there's a weird cut, to try to make you think that only a moment passed, when probably it was like three beers later. Stephen says she just can't talk about some things. I'm sorry, but he is holding his beer mug in the most non-heterosexual way possible. He might as well have his pinky sticking out. Janet continues to say that it's "not appropriate" and asks if they can talk about it later.
Cut to Rusty, who just eats his soup and watches them. Huh? What was that non-reaction reaction shot about? The editors must be really missing the Space Needle at times like these. In an interview, Janet says that Stephen was attacking her "more than anyone else" and she didn't want to get into a huge argument. Who else was attacking her? Ugh, I hate these out-of-context statements. Stephen says in an interview that he's "calling out a lot of things that she doesn't want called out." Stephen is so the revealer of mysteries and scandals. He's all A.J. Benza over here. He continues to say that he is speaking "truths" that she's "not ready to reveal." Dude, he's talking about her wearing makeup! He acts like he has uncovered the Watergate scandal or something. And, I don't mean to cast aspersions, but maybe Stephen should look to himself to find some "truths" that he's not ready to reveal, if you know what I mean, and I think you do. Janet whispers to Stephen that she's "trying to be...proper." I guess "proper" doesn't include refraining from smoking in someone else's home. Well, maybe she got permission. I doubt it, though. Stephen gets all frustrated by her unwillingness to talk. In an interview, David tells us that "the kid can't stop himself. He can't control his emotions and his moods. He has to let them flow." What is it with people on Real World named David and the word "flow"? In the house, David tells Stephen to save his comments for when they get back to the hotel, because "Mingma and his family are cooking a kick-ass dinner right now." I know they are in a foreign country and all, but David's hair is a disaster. He has all these scraggly pieces stuck to his forehead, like could he just run his hands through it or something to fluff it up? It's bugging me. Then again, I wouldn't want to run my hands through David's hair, so he probably doesn't want to either. You'd think Janet could pull a mirror out of her allegedly gigantic makeup bag for him. The scene ends with a guitar chord of discord.