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... earlier in our trip who would love a small present from Gangtok, so we picked up 12 year bottle of Glenfiddich for Vijai as it was his birthday. Along the way while walking along a very small series of shops, a young fellow jumps out and says "Want a haircut?" So I consulted with Deb who always knows I will try anything once, gave me the thumbs up! For just over a $1.00 (asking, I paid more) I got the haircut of a lifetime. Not only did ...
... bookshop that had a huge selection. Annabelle even started to make a list of the titles she would like but we did not have the room to carry. More importantly there was a well positioned off licence next door with a decent range to choose from in case we fancied a Christmas tipple.
Just past the main square we made a stop at The Windamere Hotel, an Indian heritage hotel that was sat just above the main square. Established in ...
... br> The roads are obviously terrible in some parts with the work and landslides, scary too. One wrong move when driving could land you deep down in the valley someplace. But… imagine driving up, down and round lush green mountains with a cool breeze throughout and the River Teesta flowing by your side… Yeah! It’s lovely.
The women in Sikkim are beautiful and fashionable, with tight fitting clothes, curves to flatter them and ...
... up next to the taxi stall we had visited a few days before. He led us to the tiniest of restaurants on the third floor of a concrete building, a labyrinth of small businesses that we would have never found on our own. There was only one table that sat six, about twice as large as the kitchen itself.
The discussion immediately turned to hot chili’s as they pointed out the jar of red fireballs on a shelf above the cook, and ...
... getting cloudy and overcast. We
would have had to take the risk because if it snows then we would not get any
view. We decided not to take the risk and headed back to Tsokha that very day.
In fact most other people also returned back along with us. We started back at
9.30 am and reached back by 3.30pm. The trek was pretty decent. It was raining
for quite some time on the way back. But once we reached back into ...