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... Traditionally fermented leaves of mustard, radish and cauliflower
- Kinema - Traditionally fermented soya bean food
- MaaChoo - Traditionally cottage cheese cooked with butter and eggs
Accompaniments: Pork with Kinema, Shyapta (Beef), Fing with Mushroom
The owner explained the dishes to us and said the set menu was big and two people could easily share. We shared and it was enough. The flavors were interesting ...
... ties with Tibet. The mountainsides are dotted with prayer flags billowing in the winds, while Buddhist prayer shrines appear in hidden nooks amongst the boulders.
Our driver, Mohan, and guide, Kalden were young men, who were old friends who loved traveling together and sharing their tales and stories with their guests. They were so knowledgeable and delightful to be with that the hours flew by in their company.
In North Sikkim, we visited the ...
... some great places!
We arrived in Darjeeling late evening and after a tuc-tuc driver asked for 200 rupees for the 800m journey to our hotel we decided to walk, that would show him! With only a vague idea of the route to our hotel from the Jeep drop off, we set off through this town full of steep and winding roads. Bearing in mind we were fully laden (25kg+ each) it would be a good idea to take the shortest route.Luckily a couple of very helpful locals ...
... to our driver that he was to take good care of us, show us nice views along the way, and to drive very safely. As we left she saw us out and urged us to stay safe and have a great time in Sikkim. I really am going to come back to Darjeeling and stay at the Dekiling hotel again. Our drive was long, but very enjoyable. The driver was safe, kind, and showed us some cool sights. At one point we stopped at a view point overlooking the meeting of two rivers. The view ...
... got into our seats and took off. The flight was uneventful, and the only remarkable thing was the horrible smog that sits over India. Rather sad. To be honest with you, I was just happy to be leaving Kolkata. It has it's moments, but it's a rough place. We landed in Gangtok, and I was still stewing on some things, but we got our bags and grabbed a taxi to head for what we thought was a one and a half hour drive to Darjeeling. What. It ended up being was a three ...