Hotel Sonam Delek
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- High-speed internet in room
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... sect of Buddhists when he escaped from Tibet in the 1960's . He had since died of throat cancer in the US and his successor, a young man still in his 20's, is living in Dharamsala and may not be able to return to this monastery because Sikkim is sensitive to being invaded by the Chinese if they were to have him return. We had to walk up a huge hill - as usual. The complex housed quite a few buildings. The main meditation hall was very colorful ...
... there are a number of new hydroelectric projects underway in the Sikkim. We drove past one immense dam under construction (Chungthang) where the fast flowing river was diverted through tunnels blasted through the mountains to a location about 15 km away. This work has been very controversial because of the significant hydrological and ecological impacts. Despite a a 2006 Supreme Court order, all development projects within 10 km of national parks and sanctuaries must ...
... carrying all your gear!
Our home for the next few nights, the Snowlion Homestay is something of an anomaly. Not a hotel; too twee. But not a Homestay; because...well, it's a hotel! Our room has a warm and welcoming feeling; in spite of being cold...welcome to 2134m altitude! So we studiously unpacked, instead of the usual bag dump and leave, prior to a brief walk round this pretty town (it was dark!) and head for Domino's for a cracking pizza/garlic ...
... back up into the mountains toward Gangtok, the Capitol of Sikkim. We arrived in Sikkim, found our hotel and checked in. Traci and I decided we needed to get our own room and we booked a second room. Things are getting a bit crowded with the three of us, and quite frankly I am grateful for the chance to spend some chill time with Traci. We situated in our rooms and then we headed out to eat. We cruised through the Gangtok streets and reached the beautiful and secluded MG ...
... and when we got to the central Darjeeling train station, our driver informed us that he would not take us to our hotel, nor would he drive any further. It was really confusing, but he was adamant and so we paid him, grabbed our bags and headed further uphill. Carrying two duffel bags, my own backpack, and with my travel mates in tow, we headed up the hill. We found our Hotel, and it was amazing. Unfortunately for me, I was so low blood sugar that I was shaking ...