Hotel Golden Heights
Travel Blogs from Gangtok
... Small chewy and a bit oily pieces of meat were served with steamed rice and some vegetable curry. We hadn't had any meat dishes for a good while and we all savored the meal.
One of the most common dishes served in the mountains was ramen noodle soup. This was the standard lunch meal that we ate. Typically, we'd stop in a little wooden hut on the side of the road or in a ...
... the morning, before the dew has had a chance to dry.
Teas are graded according to when they’re harvested -- just like hay. The earliest harvest produces a tea with the most delicate of flavor, followed by the second harvest, which is stronger and slightly bitterer. The third harvest is stronger still, and tends to be mixed with other ingredients to make flavored teas (such as Earl Grey, which is a mix of third harvest black ...
... and you can still hear the voices of the long ago british empire ringing in the wind. It was if we had stepped back in time, this marvelous hotel was immaculate and articulated with wooden casings through out the hotel. The sun was setting when we arrived so you could just make out the village in the mountains and the setting sun over the mountains, it was magic. Deb and I are convinced that this area must have been the inspiration for the story of Shangri La.
... cold to the fog. And cold it was, so even with putting our sweaters on we felt cold. In the internet cafe where Chris checked his email the operator was typing with gloves on.
In the New Dzongri hotel we needed to hire a heater and we needed an additional blanket to keep us warm. But we notice in general that restaurants and hotels keep their front and back doors open even until after 20:00.
... guy that sells stamps has popped out and the power has also disappeared. This is so romantic I tell her as we move towards the candle lit counters.
Once again we wander, tho slowly now as Pat has got a bug that does n’t treat her nicely. The toy train which immediately makes 'I think I can" appear on ones lips moves slowly thro the town puffing and screeching it’s whistle with us on it. It’s a 2 hour round trip to nowhere which would be ok if ...
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