Hotel Gangtok Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the car over multiple times for the many scenery photos. We developed quite a good relationship with Prakash, and we ended up hiring him for the next 2 days as well, to drive us around Sikkim and then down to Darjeeling. It was always enjoyable being in the car with him.
Darjeeling district and Sikkim are in the foothills of the Himalayas, where landslides are quite common. The drive to Gangtok was very scenic, weaving through the hills and ...
... have missed it. Our accommodation was the Old Bellevue Hotel and it was decent enough but the cold temperatures made it feel much worse than it was. The place is not heated but you can rent room heaters which we did the first night but the glow of the heater was so bright that it had to be turned off in the middle of the night. So it was returned the following day. However they did give use a hot water bottle every night which probably worked better at ...
... a while to get there. Eventually we reached the last stop and got off to be approached by lots of men wanting to be our porters. We waved them away and set off up the hill towards the Darjeeling Tourist Lodge we had decided to stay at.
We reached the lodge, just next to the Gymkhana , it was getting dark and we were tired , we just wanted to get to a room. They showed us the price list and showed us a room in the annexe. It was okay, they have hot ...
... seating, and flash shop displays on the first floor of the buildings. Much cleaner and more up-market than Darjeeling.
We run into Mike and Deb, but they are heading the other way. Walk a bit further north before turning back to find a stairway which is well-used by the locals. It leads to a walkway which joins the roof of a very large building, with two massive lift or stair wells extending high above the roof. It is a very good lookout point, and we ...
... as I lay just out of the reach of weather trying my best to cunjor up images of dinosaurs as the hours past. It was not to prove entirely negative though as before long I was being offered a selection of snacks and chocolate biscuits from local families who clearly took my haggard appearance as a sign that I should be nurtured back to health through feeding and train travelling. In fact, so engrossed in my new found fame was I that I very nearly missed the ...