Hotel Himalayan Heights
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- Continental Breakfast
- Conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
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... from the hotel we had reserved. But what a steep kilometer. Gangtok is also situated on top of a ridge but I would say it is a steeper town than Darjeeling. The taxi drivers quoted outrageous sums to get us that last km ($5). We turned them down and went to the road to catch a shared taxi which we knew would be cheap. The driver called ahead to the hotel and got directions. After going up up up, we took a turn and went down down down. ...
... also known as Guru Dongmar), touched and sanctified the lake, and thus, even in extreme winter, a portion of the lake does not freeze. The lake is also one of the sources of River Teesta, which flows through Sikkim, West Bengal and Bangladesh to merge with the Bay of Bengal.
A big WOW! Is all the expression I could gather from that view. The site had made my day. I did not know what to expect and I was very excited. In ...
... being sorted into its quality with the whole leaf tea being the biggest profit making followed by the broken leaves, fannings which are the bits that brake away from the already broken leaves and finally tea dust which is what we find in our tea bags at home. We learnt so much while here. Darjeeling tea is known a the champagne of tea because it is one of the only pure teas. It used to be made form 51% darjeeling tea and 49% cheaper tea. However this has changed now and ...
... By the time we got up to the lake, we were surprised by the presence of hundreds of other tourists, all Indians from various states of the Country. We were also surprised by the numerous food stalls selling Chai, hot fresh Momo's and Veg chow Mein.
Tsomgo lake was beautiful, frozen and suspended in ice. Our Yak ride was expensive and rather a tense experience as the slippery icy track was shared by other yaks and tourists alike not leaving enough room for ...
... that others are responsible for their behavior toward me. I am human, after all, and I do have a right to be frustrated, even upset at someone, but I never have a right to make them feel frightened or threatened by my energy. So I took a shower and just spent some time processing things. When I was done, the ladies were awake and we planned our day, got ready, and headed out. We were gonna meet Scott and Penny at 9 - 9:30 am in the tea room to head out for breakfast. Up ...