Hotel Newa Regency
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... Finally, at 8:15, our ride showed up. We had bought 3 seats behind the driver, which means were now only have 3 people on that bench instead of 4.
Transfer in Darjeeling
Three hours later at 11AM, we arrived at the shared jeep stand in Darjeeling and were pointed 100 meters further to the ticket kiosk for shared taxis to ...
... i started to take quick steps and decided to head towards the Sarv Dharm Madir to offer my prayers. But i could take only 2 steps and i started feeling drowsy. My brain was not able to coordinate with my foot. I felt light. I just wanted to runback to my car at any cost. I gave a last look to the lake and ran back to the car. We all decided to head back. In those 10 minutes my husband could capture some amazing shots of the ...
Today we woke up early, packed our bags and then carried our bags up to the new hotel, I carried our big backpacks and laura carried all of our smaller bags. We checked into our new room which had hot running water and a nice toilet! We then went up to the same restaurant for breakfast and had eggs on toast and hashbrowns. ...
... I was on the footplate. There isn't really room for the 2 small driver and fireman, never mind an extra big Westerner. The coal sits on top of the boiler and on top of the coal sits a third man whose job it is to push the coal down into the tiny cab for fireman to use.
I lodged myself half in and half out of the back of the cab only to find that on a sharp right hand bend the front of the coach hit me in the back. So ...
... in one direction and Nepal in another. The farm is managed by Andrew whose Sikkimese Grandparents once ran the estate/Tea & Spice Plantation. The Mountain views were amazing, our accommodation was Swiss chalet style and we were spoiled with home-cooked meals and endless cups of Darjeeling tea. It was a wonderful couple of days of peace and solitude reading, bird watching and not too strenuous half day treks.
We were also invited to a local wedding, ...