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... one dish was too spicy. The spinach soup was humdrum.
Afterwards we got our train tickets booked for our trip from NJP, West Bengal to Guwhatti, Assam on the 7th of November. and Dave transferred the Arunachal Pradesh permit fee of $100 per person. We immediately received an email with permit attachment of which we have to print 20 copies. The permit process can take up to four days took more like 20 minutes. We felt we got a lot ...
... a raincoat and water-proof shoes or boots.
... to cover up with and jealous of everyone else on the train who were well prepared with sheets and blankets. In the morning thankful that the night was over, I was even more thankful when Margo came to find me. I grabbed my stuff and went back with her to her and Tony’s car and cabin. What a completely different environment to mine. They were the only westerner’s but the young men they were sharing with were so friendly, informative and ...
... The rivers were the color of jade, which I assume is from lime deposits or some other mineral. Along the way we continued to descend out of the mountains and down into the valley, passing monkeys and bamboo forest along the way. After some more driving, we came to the Sikkim border where we had to show our permit and get checked in. Since Sikkim is contested territory, they take extra precautions, but the check in process was simple and painless. After we crossed the border, ...
... mist hanging below the mountain peaks that cleared as we stood watching, and at a mere 40km away from us, Khangchendzonga looked huge!! Amazingly, Everest looked even clearer than it had the day before. We met a guy in Darjeeling who told us about his trek and he had only managed to see the mountains one morning on his six day trek, so we were amazed and very thankful that we had got so lucky with the weather.
The penultimate day ...