TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Samdruptse Namchi
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... was with one more person from the family and this time he was travelling with his wife Barb and his beautiful daughter Julia all the way from Ottawa, Canada to India and managed the grueling distance in almost 34 Hours after ATC delays.
The word "Sikkim"stands very true to its Lepcha meaning “Paradise”. We landed on a small military airport base Bagdogra which is closest to Gangtok, capital of Sikkim. The journey by ...
... Sharma and their lovely son. Both Mr and Mrs Sharma are very nice and cordial people. On our arrival we were offered welcome drinks by the caretaker of the homestay, Ms Anita.
Both Mr and Mrs Sharma made us feel like home. After refreshing we had a sumptuous dinner in their kitchen. The prepared by Mrs Sharma . All the veggies prepared in dinner were homegrown in Mrs Sharma garden.
The benefit of staying in ...
... narrow, meandering, and poor condition of the roads (everywhere in India, distances between places are measured in time, not kilometers).
While winding around the hairpin turns and driving along the ravaged roads, we were regaled with stories of Sikkim, its political history, the culture of its indigenous peoples, as well as information about Buddhist practices and traditions. Buddhism is a dominant religion in this area of Sikkim due to strong cultural ...
... a raincoat and water-proof shoes or boots.
... Golden Vale. For over two weeks now we withnessed the unimagineable hardship of rural life in China.
Sitting near the front I noticed the driver getting a little anxious . He stopped the van and got out.He inspected the left front wheel, dismissed it, got in and started off again. We had now managed about 65km of our rough road journey. We had sailed through three of the four security check- points on this road where passports were sometimes handed in for ...