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... the window next to me. I probably got almost all the way through when Suzanne and the others got back with photos of the hail on a car outside the photocopy shop. It was quite an adventure for them.
Now we have plans for dinner at the hotel - which has good reviews in some guide book - at 7:30 pm. When we were searching for someplace to eat last night, we discovered this about the hotel restaurant. The Tangerine Restaurant and Bar.
... But it's a crazy cool place. Because it is rainy season the clouds are extremely thick and obstruct the views but it is still gorgeous. The valleys of these foothills and sharp and defined which gives beautiful dramatic views. We visited several Buddhist stupas, monasteries, and museums and learned a lot of boring stuff. But it is very interesting to learn about Tibetan Buddhism and the role Sikkim has played. I have no idea how this city clings to ...
... green hills in front of us. We then made our ascent, you could tell the taxi driver knew these roads well but for a first timer it was a bit nerve racking when big lorries would squeeze past on the bare corners and the jeep driver would have to slam on his brakes. We were in the jeep for 2 hours by this time Hadley ad turned green and I was cold!. We reached kurseong, a mountain town about 4000 ft up. We got our bags down, we were bombarded with beggars and it was quite busy on ...
... and even some sport, and had a pretty good Tibetan style meal in the restaurant. It was so cold once the sun had gone down that Kate had to put her down jacket on! Tomorrow our main goal is to book some train tickets half way across the north of India to Varanasi, there's no way we're taking the bus, it's over a 600km.
Our first two days in India have been surprisingly stress free and enjoyable. We'd heard some horror stories from people ...
... able to photograph. What luck! See photos
After our visit to Darjeeling we drove off to our next destination, Sikkim. This is technically a state of India but has a history as a kingdom of its own. En route to Sikkim we made a small stop along the way and put our toe into Nepal. There were two destinations within Sikkim for us, one is the tea garden Temi and the other is Gangtok the capital. Temi is a particular ...