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TravelPod Member ReviewsSeven Seventeen Darjeeling
Great Tibetan style hotel. Clean, upper floors have good views. Staff helpful. Great value.
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... to pretend to be Richard O Brien and explain to a bewildered Tibetan family the amount of time they had to collect gold and silver tickets from inside the bird cage. I'm still not exactly sure why I did this. The next day, James and I went our separate ways and I got a room at Joshi's, a home-stay run by an incredibly friendly local family, where upon arrival, a thick German accent rings out "Joooooooe!" I turn to see a guy bolting down the stairs, a guy who ...
... the jeep ride was fine and not to squashed plus an old man gave us an orange each that tasted good. We arrived at New Jalpaguri and boarded our train eventually. Soon after boarding the meals on wheels guys bought around food. Then they bought around more food and the food just kept coming. We had been told that this company includes food in the ticket price but it was an incredible amount of food. Then we both came over incredible tired. I was so tired I fell asleep at 6.30 and kirsty woke me up at 7 for soup and then I went straight back to ...
... and we were worried all the way that the brakes would eventually give out. Amazing, we made it to the bottom and headed back to Siliguri. Jason had checked in before us so after a quick test drive around town before his first big driving day we got an early start in preparation for another dawn start. At the moment we can't get photos from the cameras so I've added one that I took on my phone. More to come ...
... making technique in preparing for dinner. The blackout came in at seven o'clock again, and we joined Deepak and Samyog for a chat in their sitting room, even getting a glimpse of BBC World News during a brief pause in the blackout, our first news from the outside world for several days. Day Four: Tuesday Tuesday came and began with a cup of black tea, sweetened with a heap of sugar. After a chick pea soup, soya and rice, we got ready to head out to Kanyam Tea Gardens. ...
... to speak! We were given a choice of rooms and rather stupidly we chose the attic room which required two more flights of stairs! However it is lovely (well lovely by our standards!) with windows on two walls giving us fantastic views across to the mountains! I am in heaven! The room is very basic, no heating but there is hot water! Our hosts are a lovely Tibetan family and they gave us a great reception and brought a pot of Darjeeling tea to our room so we ...