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... route as we neared Gangtok (still with hours to go.) Some of us squinted in to the dark and imagined what the thick forest must look like in the daylight. Others slept. After hours of driving in the dark, we finally reached Gangtok. It was 8:00PM and had been a long long day. Our wonderful Northern Sikkim Tour was over.
... us. According to the local legend both the Tibetan Yak and Indian Buffalo once lived together in a same barn. The Yak dreamt of exploring the beautiful Himalayan landscape before his eyes. He urges his Buffalo friend to make a pleasant excursion of the region together. But the Buffalo preferred to stay behind and wait for Yak. As Yak had less hair so he requested his buffalo friend to lend him some hair so that he can go and ...
... his friend Prem who was on his was back to Darjeeling, so that Prakash could save a few hours and get home to his family in time for dinner. We were a bit disappointed to say goodbye to Prakash, but Prem was very nice too (although not as chatty as Prakash), and he could show us around Darjeeling since he's from there.
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... we walked around a few more shops and then went to another cafe. This place was more of a bakery and had free wifi. It also provided a great view over the valley below and yet more tea. After this cafe we went back to our hotel room had more tea in our room and took a hot shower! After a little relaxing and browsing ...
... this is ‘one of India’s best’ zoos, I’d rather not even think about the other ones.
At least there was the Mountaineering Institute in the grounds, I thought, until we got in there to find it was more like a North Face display window. There were some interesting bits about the first Everest ascension and the few attempts preceding it, but other than that…an epic fail.
Thank God for the views on the walk ...