Hotel Crystal Palace

Upper Arithang Opposite AIR Quarter, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gangtok

Heavenly Himalyas #2: Momos, Fiddleheads & Ramen

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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... squeezed closed while the fingertips create an artful pattern on the top.

Other food specialties of this region were fiddlehead ferns, (the newly emerging curled up fern head), which is often served in soup and yak meat soup and curry.

Speaking of Yak Meat, we had the chance to sample this dish one night up on the Nepal border (see 3rd blog post about our ...

Tea Time!

A travel blog entry by leve-cowles

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... leaf water?


And the tea leaves? Who knew there were so many different ways to use the foliage of a single plant. Black tea is made from leaves that have been fermented and then dried. Green tea is dried without fermentation. Oolong is partially fermented (either halfway between black and green tea… or half black tea and half green tea combined – I’m not sure). White tea is just the newly formed buds, picked first ...

1st day in Darjeeling

A travel blog entry by teaguy

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... and Indian border with one foot in each country. Back in the car we continued on to the actual townsite of Darjeeling, On route we stopped in Mirik where we had a lunch, unfortunately something went a little wrong for me, Deb was convinced it was the tomato she had warned me about. Not to worry by the next day I was fine, but I was not feeling my best when we actually arrived at the Mayfair Resort and Spa in Darjeeling. Building commenced on this property ...

Beautiful touring through amazing and cool Sikkim

A travel blog entry by dijoh2o

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... a big Hindu temple complex, the Siddhesvara Dham, where many bells, drums and conch shells were sounding. It had an enormous god overseeing the many temples around. We found this the least interesting and less impressive then the buddhist places we visited so far. We had our first night in Ravangla, or Rabong as the name is spelled on the map. When we arrived at 15:00 a strong wind was blowing ...

Queen of the Hills

A travel blog entry by glassbird

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... with us they said as they helped us with our bags and led us up and down small lanes to a lovely little guesthouse. They were a blessing without disguise and we told them so as the clouds rolled in.

Darjeeling is fine and if the sun shone it would be finer. We wander the streets finding it hard to find eating places that suit our tastes, tho we do finally find the post office that Pat has searched for, for a week, in many towns. It's the remnants of the Raj though ...

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