Mintokling Guest House
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMintokling Guest House Gangtok
We highly recomend the Mintokling guest house, 5 stars for service & comfort, gorgeous envirnoment and lovely guests too.
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... River, a glacial blue colour. The river valley was the source of quarrying for road materials, with trucks and digging machinery and hoardes of minions digging and sieving materials, carrying items in wicker baskets with straps across their foreheads. We persuaded our guide to give us an opportunity to get to the river and scrabble over the stones, despite his reluctance.
The tea plantations were gradually replaced by forrests ...
... mentioned that land slides are occurring as everyone is getting involved in constructing hotels and guesthouses. They are cutting the mountains for the same thereby leaving loose soil. This is the result of Playing with Mother Nature. His words left me buried in some serous thinking. After some time we decided to head back to hotel to have lunch. After lunch we proceeded to zero point as the way had got cleared by then. The hotel ...
... a stadium, which fills up with a lot of kids quite early in the morning. Many of them played soccer.
The views of the mountains were blocked by clouds for some time in the morning. After some time, the clouds parted giving us a view of Kanchenjunga far away, for a short duration. There was tea in the hotel room but it ...
... that was that! It was stunning though and perhaps even more impressive a view than we had on our trek.
To say the weather has been a little 'English' whilst we've been in Darjeeling is an understatement. With the exception of one day, it has rained, thundered and been pea soup foggy!
A sort of traveler's malaise has set in now and we're kind of stuck in Darjeeling. We're not really doing anything and we haven't really made the most of the town ...
... of adventure. Of course Greg got chatting to some lovely ladies, sisters from Sweden who were staying in the same place as us. They were so interesting one studying to be a language teacher, the other has been studying to be a landscape architect. We discussed many things and shared our different perspectives on India. They too practice meditation. We had many things in common. A great last ...