Hotel Newa Regency
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... Lots of Gurus and their deciples were explained to us but we have decided Buddism is not for us. A seven-tiered painted wooden structure portraying Guru Rimpoche's Heavenly Palace, 'Santopairi' constructured by a single person is housed on the third floor, interesting.
Fog set in before we arrived at the ruins of Rabdentse.
7 October - Pelling to GangtokAwake at 5.45 am to see the sun shining on the Khangchenjunga Range and what a sight. ...
... too. We told the driver no one was getting out (except the puky kid & her family), & he thought he lost his mind. But we continued on.
We got dropped off just past the rail station in Darjeeling. We had no idea where we were, & since we had planned on going to Kurseong first, no idea where to go. The German girls had booked a hotel ahead of time that supposedly had a great view of the area. We decided to follow them ...
... 10 minutes up the hill from where we were staying. The morning was perfectly clear, and without yesterday evenings cloud coverage, we were astounded by the view. Khangchendzonga stood right in front of us, the third highest peak in the world…and it looked amazing! Green rolling hills lay in front, and towering behind were the snowy mountain tops contrasting with the gorgeous blue sky. Most definitely worth getting out of bed for!
... in the lounge by the fire . Tea time at 5 pm really is necessary when you have to wait until after 8 pm for dinner. Evenings always interesting with various traveller's tales- the gynaecologist told me about his early obstetric days in Sri Lanka where he had to deal with rare things like perineal rupture and cervical necrosis. The Canadians have been expats in Kolkata for 9 months and their two young sons seem to have developed different accents, ...
... to converse with an Indian I could feel was like minded and how 40 years ago I seemed to see most of them as naive and never developed any relationships other than with the Indian family I stayed with. Shai is the former Director of Greenpeace in SE Asia and is a photo journalist. Now he is on a personal mission by helping the Lepchas create a campaign to reduce the number of hydro dams to be built in North Sikkim, which is ...