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... in very reasonable costing.
Coming to costings:
The one night package charges offered by Rupen was just INR 900( Might vary with season).
We finally added one more night with next days pickup service at INR 1600 / person. That included the transportation, foods and lodging.
Tips: Lachung is a very remote village. Its better you carry some fast foods. Packets of noodles(Maggie) might prove good. Also carrying ...
Louise purchased a rug in Darjeeling – so now I'm the only GOG left without one. Katherine got a bunch of kameez tops… and I bought way too many pashminas, shawls, and scarves… and knives... and a wood fueled backpacking stove. Jewelry was Louise’s downfall. Oh, and the tea – we bought lots of tea. Our suitcases are now officially at capacity. For the remainder of the trip, we have resolved to only buy only small ...
... do about our lives in Canada. Later we were treated to a tea tasting where we were given an education of proper tasting by some real veterans. Just for the record Deb and I both selected the teas chosen as best by the local pros when we did our tasting, they all had been marked for the record, whew that was a relief. For the record Deb bought 20 kilos of that particular tea to share with our customers in Canada. It is on route now.
After the tea ...
Danny & PJ write:
We book into a nice hotel that we are told has a stunning view when the sun rises. It never rises and during the four days we are there Pelling is covered in a mist that people in the valleys see as cloud. As it happens the weather does not detract from our stay in a village with 140 hotels and 500 hundred locals. I do wonder about how they survive as I see these concrete blocks growing even higher on the edges of these earthquake prone mountains. We are ...
... and went music hunting, went to visit art work in the museums, did some shopping. We searched for days for some pieces of music only to discover that we were given half information and incorrect information. We bought some movies and watched them.
The staff were lovely at the hotel but it just didn't feel real. We had wine one night which was n
All an all a great trip with the some lovely ladies
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