Elgin Nor-Khill Gangtok
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... enormously rich insights into daily living and the personal circumstances of people. They showed how they ground cereals and allowed us to wander through their gardens with broom fronds drying on the roof, the cows and goats in pens, the chooks wandering through the mandarin and tamarind trees.
In this community high standards of health and hygiene were evident. Toothbrushes were visible in the common area and a separate ...
... us. According to the local legend both the Tibetan Yak and Indian Buffalo once lived together in a same barn. The Yak dreamt of exploring the beautiful Himalayan landscape before his eyes. He urges his Buffalo friend to make a pleasant excursion of the region together. But the Buffalo preferred to stay behind and wait for Yak. As Yak had less hair so he requested his buffalo friend to lend him some hair so that he can go and ...
... African bird in the aviary. Everybody else looks at the pretty coloured birds, birders feel obliged to identify them!
Whilst at the zoo, we also visited the Himalayan Mountain Institute museum which took great pleasure in mentioning the several failed British summit attempts on Everest whilst, naturally, celebrating the (non-British) successful ascents (albeit the first successful attempt was a British led expedition).
There are a couple of ...
Early in the morning we said good-bye to Gangtok and began our homeward journey. Budesh, who has been our driver in Darjeeling and Gangtok, skillfully maneuvered our car over treacherous roads and through chaotic crowds during the five-hour drive to the airport in Bagdogra. Monday is market day, and the towns were filled with carts, people, animals, bicycles, trucks, etc. We said farewell to ...
... two Darjeeling drivers doing just that! Not that we are prudish, or have any issue with same sex relationships whatsoever. But they do look very, very cosy and close. This another reason travel is so amazing. You bump into yourself so often and see where your mind has fixed on right and wrong where it had no business doing ...