De Villa Gangtok

Bojoghari Bipass, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gangtok

Sikkim: India's Switzerland

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana


... are not just with the borders - the laws are quite strict there, but generally seem to resonate with what the locals want. As a result, Sikkim is a very clean state, with not much rubbish around at all (and also almost no cows!). Sikkim's cleanliness coupled with its green hills lend to it being proudly referred to as India's Switzerland. (Although Switzerland is pronounced more like Shujaland, and it takes quite a while to understand what on earth people ...

Slight Problem, Madam

A travel blog entry by leve-cowles

... quoted after all.

"I drive you Darjeeling to Siliguri, and my brother drives you Siliguri to Varanasi". Pema assured Leslie his brother was also a good driver and that the other details of the trip would remain the same. "Brother has permits”, he said. “Good driver… safe trip!” Another selling point was that splitting the distance between two drivers would mean the person behind the wheel at any given moment would be less fatigued. We ...

Final days in Darjeeling and the Himalayas

A travel blog entry by rondaleeanne12

... is doing well for 25 years old. His family went back to Tibet for a visit last year but before they could go they had to change their names and pretend to be Indian. He drove slowly around the hills which made the trip longer but a lot more enjoyable. All the way back there was heavy cloud. There are 2 bridges with signs saying v"ery weak bridge only one vehicle on at a time". Does not inspire confidence.

Today I was ...

Boxing Day at the Zoo

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe


... suggesting that he could have made it before his death. Mallory was famously quoted as having replied to the question ‘Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?’ with the retort ‘Because it's there’, which have become the most famous three words in mountaineering.

Afterwards we stopped by a small cafe for a quick cup of tea and some momo’s before carrying on through the zoological park.


Sikkim-more monasteries and snow-capped mountains

A travel blog entry by diannemurray


... gone. The Bakers Cafe has a good range of pastries, good lassi and Lychee Julep, and a great view over the valley.

After, we walk up the main road where we saw the footpaths and pedestrian bridges last night, pass the Hospital, then work out how to catch a taxi. It is obvious that you can't flag them down, so we think of walking back to the market, but see taxis stopping across the street. Takes a while to work out the protocol, as we don't want to push ...


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