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... by fatigue and slept for an hour and then I managed to dinner and now I am staying in a internet cafe' to post this message.I am undecided whether to leave tomorrow morning towards the center of Sikkim that is called the South and then the West, or whether to stay one more day in Gangtok of which I think I've seen almost everything.The night will bring me an advise also because 'I always wake up at around 4am and meditate on the day passed, and on the one that is about to ...
... the closest airport to the hillside town of Darjeeling. Following the 5 hours of air travel and transit we had a 3 1/2 hour taxi ride up into the mountains. Oh how fun that was, so many twists and turns, and very bumpy roads! To pass the time we played 20 questions...we'd played it a few times round Europe on various bus journeys. The idea is you think of a famous person and the others have 20 chances of guessing who it is by asking questions, with the answer being ...
... wheels lining the paths, and young monks playing. It had a very nice atmosphere and was definitely a highlight. We were apparently more interesting to the Indian tourists, however, and on our way back down through the serene path we had a whole Indian family come up and ask (insist) to have photos with us.
As we continued to drive through the mountains Prakash stopped for many photos, such as some of kids playing at lunch time, monks wandering the ...
Last day in darjeeling We woke and had breakfast. We then walked down to the train station to catch the toy train circuit route for 10.40am we were a bit disappointed to not have the steam train they used nonetheless it was good to be out on a day trip! The seats were quite cramped and it was fully booked. We set off and went backwards past darjeeling and through the mountains. We stopped at the balacia loop, which is a great bit of engineering from the Brits,it makes it ...
... little filth, some stray dogs and a bunch of pigeons and you've got Darjeeling.
There is evidence of repeated landslides, and still people build. Honestly, there must be more retaining walls per square inch here in Darjeeling than anywhere else on the planet.