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... by a bolted hotel door but after discussing how the **** we would get out a man popped up from behind the desk, it appears every hotel has someone sleeping somewhere around the desk. He let us out and barely outside the front door we heard the words "tiger hill" "yes how much" a sixth of the price of an organised tour whoo. We got into a jeep and waited for for all the seats to have bums in them before we left. I thought we left with a full jeep but so wrong. On the back where ...
....It was a downhill walk to the jeep stand, a big plus for me. At 7am, we planted ourselves on wooden bench in front of a small market at the jeep-stop. We couldn't afford to miss our ride. Low and behold, the sumo jeep showed up at 7:25am. The packs got loaded on top rack and we squeezed in the seat behind the driver with two other ladies. The jeep took off in the opposite direction stopping where ...
We are planning to head to Karmi Farm on the 24th for four days to really get away from it all. The owner, Andrew, was able to coordinate two other people to share a jeep with us for the long drive to his out of the way farm.
We made our third and last stop at the best restaurant, hands down, we tried in Darjeeling. The Park Restaurant is a great Thai place.
... of being vintage but I am not sure how old it really is. Suzanne and I were quite happy with our room and the bay window overlooking what might be a view if there wasn't a haze throughout the valley. We have a heater, nice heavy blankets, and warm water for a shower.
Now it is a day later and I am wondering what happened. Oh yes, now I remember. There was an optional walk to a monastery that was supposed to be one hour up ...
... day, the second a more gradual ascent until we reached Kalipokai in Nepal again, just after nightfall some 3400m above sea level. It was freezing and blowing a gale and I was grateful for buying a sleeping bag in Darjeeling. We stayed in a big wooden cabin with a group from Kolkata.
The trickiest climb Nurji had left for the morning of the third day. This was the final 300m or so to Sandakphu (3650m), where we would hopefully have a great ...