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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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... was soooo worthwhile.
From 6 am the sky started to change colour and slowly the peaks of the Himalayas were revealed. The most stunning views were of the third highest peak, but eventually we gained a distant view of Everest. How astounding! I had been hoping for some mountain views, but the guide books warned of impenetrable fog in Winter and after Rajahstan I was not optimistic. But our luck has certainly been in here in Darjeeling. The peaks changed ...
... 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 ...
... of the Himalayas, including Kanchenjunga - third highest mountain in the world on the India/Nepal border and once considered highest until better surveying showed Everest had that honor.
Unfortunately, the weather for most of our three chilly days in Darjeeling was cloudy and drizzly, so I got few good views of Kanchenjunga. We took a guided walk ...
... launched into tactician mode, preferring to pick up a card than waste his 4. He didn't win a game, despite being the most enthusiastic 'you didn't say UNO' participator! Day Six: Thursday Now well into the routine of life in rural Nepal, Dave woke in time for the 6.30am walk to the milk collection point with Samyog. After a noodle breakfast we prepared for a 9am departure to Ilam. Thursday is market day in both Ilam and Phikkal, so we were privy to a bit more bustling as ...
... of adventure. Of course Greg got chatting to some lovely ladies, sisters from Sweden who were staying in the same place as us. They were so interesting one studying to be a language teacher, the other has been studying to be a landscape architect. We discussed many things and shared our different perspectives on India. They too practice meditation. We had many things in common. A great last ...