Hotel Crystal Palace

Upper Arithang Opposite AIR Quarter, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Upper Arithang Opposite AIR Quarter, Gangtok.
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    Travel Blogs from Gangtok

    Heavenly Himalyas #2: Momos, Fiddleheads & Ramen

    A travel blog entry by npacadia on Apr 11, 2014

    3 photos

    ... 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 ...

    The Toy Train

    A travel blog entry by txherrins on Mar 22, 2013

    6 photos

    Today we went for a ride on the famous Toy Train from Darjeeling to Ghum. The ride included a stop at a war memorial and provided a scenic view of Darjeeling. The train spewed soot and ash and we closed our window...unfortunately after a coating of the black stuff settled on our clothing! We decided to ...

    My Darling Darjeeling

    A travel blog entry by scroggins on Sep 17, 2012

    23 photos

    ... given a brown bag filled with puffed rice and sugared nuts along with a 'tikka', a lucky rice and purple berry offering squashed on our foreheads like a bindu. It did not take long before these gazebos were mostly filled with very drunk taxi drivers dancing as if no one was watching. This was all in the name of Vijaya Dashami festival, which celebrates metal in all its glorious forms. I even saw an entire family worshiping their car engine holding incense with the bonnet up. ...

    Queen of the Hills

    A travel blog entry by glassbird on Nov 27, 2011

    28 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Sikkim's Unique Peacefulness and Dance

    A travel blog entry by rubyroy on Nov 20, 2011

    1 comment, 64 photos

    ... of these traditions in Tibet. We had an absolutely wonderful time practicing with them. They thought we would not be interested in the dances but we were and enjoyed it. It was incredible how everyone got involved.



    The Bamboo Retreat :

    The hotel we were staying in was cozy, comfy, with the friendliest and nicest staff you can imagine. They were all lovely and cared for us and our needs. An eco lodge no plastic bags are allowed. The ...