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I reached the Varanasi airport for my 2:30 p.m. flight to Delhi only to discover the flight was delayed. Good grief. I was beginning to think I was never going to leave purgatory. I had developed a cough and sore throat and just wanted to get away from the dirt and smoke. Anyway, the flight finally left at 3:45 p.m. and landed in Delhi at 5:00 p...Darjeeling, Bengal, India lawyerchick92
In the morning we left Tashiding for Pelling, the city with the most stunning views of Kanchenjunga in all of Sikkim. Of course it is rainy, foggy, and miserable, but the clouds did clear up a little by the next morning.
We also visited the local school. After talking with the principal, Principal Subba, we walked around the school and...
October 13 2010. The journey yesterday was worth it! We were not disappointed with the view from the balcony. There was Kanchenjunga shining in the morning sunlight, the green slopes of the foothills spreading out before us. We had woken to the sound of harmonious female voices welcoming in the day, together with birds singing along. A luxury ...Kurseong, Bengal, India eskimo
19:00 - We seemed to be stuck in a bit of traffic getting out of Varanasi, between a gap in horn beeps Sam asked the driver 'How long till we get to the station?' He replied by turning up the Bollywood -Hindi music so loud I felt my brain rattling. Helpful as always. I think I preferred the horns. We actually went on the freeway in the auto-rick...Siliguri, West Bengal, India sam-kathy
A night taxi ride south, followed by a 6 hour ‘layover’ in Delhi and then a 22 hour night train ride across northern India went by like a blur. The fun thing for me however, was being able to just sit at the train window once we were on it, and do nothing but watch India go by. As my sister said, it’s like we got to watch our o...Darjeeling, Bengal, India ettingers4