Dekeling Resort at Hawk's Nest
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... and I'm now 4th in line as people came from the side that were not in line along with that rude guy. But then the second window motions for us to go to that line also. So I jump there and am now 2nd. The first person in the first line did not have her receipt so they are having problems finding it. They give me my passport and I check my visa. I'm good. I do notice at this time that the guy from line one that was rude, decides he doesn't want to wait and then jumps ...
... to have their ancestral origins in Tibet and culturally similar to TIbetans.
On our last night we got to practice making momos for dinner at the farm. Momos are stuffed dumplings that are usually steamed but can also be pan-fried or deep fried. They are considered Tibetan but are a staple in Nepal and common in parts of India too. With a stuffing of chicken, ginger, and scallion they are absolutely ...
... invited us not to stay in the area" as they were anticipating trouble. Apparently 4 cars had been set on fire during a riot in Kalimpong the previous day. We decided to head for Happy Valley Tea Estate. On the way down through the tea plants we met 3 intrepid Canadian travellers who had also just been in Bangladesh, but had done it the hard way, travelling on local buses and had some horrific tales to tell about bus crashes, locals getting limbs ...
... spider ever" above her head at the hotel and letting out "the largest scream ever" which brought half the hotel staff running in. Admittedly, it was a big beast (the size of a coaster) which the staff despatched in a very un-Buddhist manner.
Day 8 Friday. Last Day in Darjeeling
The zoo this time was open. I'm generally not a great one for zoos. The animals rarely have enough space or appropriate habitat and often show signs of stress. However, this one was probably ...
3) What We Saw and What We Did
Preparations before we leave.....
Before we departed:
Having already decided we wanted to do the trek on the Saturday, we arrived in Kathmandu late on Thursday evening and set about researching it, since we were wholly unprepared. We quickly realised there we’re a few things we needed to sort out in the 2 days we had.
Required by law. For $20, they enter you onto a ...
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