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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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... guide who waved us on and said he had checked on the post office or something like that. Not long after, we ran into Tony who was hopping mad because the post office was already closed. We knew it would be closed tomorrow too because of the election. Jacqui and I gave up and headed back to the hotel.
At this point we decided to go straight to the Windamere Hotel where we planned to meet Suzanne, Mike and Bobby for High Tea. Jacqui and I had some time ...
... space taker' meaning we had to sit sideways on for three hours. The jeep stopped to let more people on and I was ready for an argument. There were now four people in the front, four people in the middle and four people in the back. Half way down the mountain we noticed a young boy hanging off the back of the truck and when we stopped an elderly man also climbed off the roof. That makes 14 people plus luggage- crazy! On to our final train to our last destination in India, ...
... muscle relaxer. All I have eaten today is breakfast, but I'm tired and I just want to sleep. So I sleep pretty much all through the night. Deepak is next to me and wakes me a up a few times when the bus stops for a break so that I can get up, stretch my legs and go to the bathroom. At about 11 am this morning, after traveling all night I am woken up on the bus one more time and we are being told that we need to transfer to another bus. So I transfer my bags from one bus ...
In fact the pace is extra slow because we stop to see a few birds along the way and there are several other places of interest; border crossings (we are on the India/Nepal border), a couple of very interesting monasteries and a cafe with a beautiful little white cat with stunning, azure blue eyes.
Onil, the guide, is proving to be a lively and interesting chap; 23 and been a porter/guide for almost 10 years; he provides lots of interesting info about ...
... for the evening though! We nipped across to the very pleasant looking Sherpa Lodge just across the way for a hot chocolate to thaw us out, but one of the other guides came across to get us before we were finished…apparently we’d crossed the border. In an attempt to warm everyone up, the guides poured us and another group glasses of what they were calling Roxy – home brewed rice wine. Before even stepping into the room you could smell ...