Dekeling Resort at Hawk's Nest
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... firstly the bad people are sleeping so don’t hoot the ******* horn ******** and the second is it’s a bad road so don’t force me to drive in the pot holes…. ********.
So a quick summary is drive fast, squeeze out the over-takers, hoot the horn and the best of all is give everyone a full face full of the 300watts of LED lightbars…..
Carnage summary we saw 2 trucks and 2 busses burn out, one truck ...
... up, we thanked the toll booth chap and we were off down out of the hills of Sikkim via a series of switchbacks back down onto the hot plains of India. We arrived in Darjeeling around 3.00 pm, much later than we had planned (delays in relation to travelling to and from the trek plus an extra day on the trek being to blame) and realised this left us with less than 24 hours in the town – ...
... March to June when the summer heat arrives in the valley below. The other particularity is the prized tea that is grown mainly at the base of the mountain and on the foothills.Back in town 'I have labored to get a visa for Sikkim, having to go in two different offices very distant from each other. Then I got to the square known as Shoustra where the competition for young dancers was on its second day. I then dropped to visit the beautiful Botanical Garden, ...
... headed off for our Toy Train ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom. Engine was 140 years old and this tide is UNESCO World Heritage listed. Steam train left at 10.40, well Indian time, but we only went 100 metres, stopped and then backed back to the platform, unhooked our carriage, left us there, went up to the line change with the first carriage, backed back into another platform, collected a third carriage, took off again and then backed back towards us, unhooked the ...
... really funny and she is trying a lot with her English. She told us that the cow is her god that she worships. We also saw more of the house, including the separate shrine room where they prey morning and evening.
Later we went to the market with Preeti's dad, Deepak, and her cousin's wife, who's nickname is Pinky (the same as Preeti's nickname). Preeti's family and extended family own lots of different textile shops throughout Siliguri and other places, and you ...