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... brass ones. On the walls there were a series of large paintings on cloth - I am wondering if these are the thankas. The museum also contained musical instruments and other objects used in the rituals, especially the special Tibetan tantric riturals. I saw a pair of skull bowls but I am not sure they were actually from skulls. There were a number of bells too. My favorite exhibit was that of the various manuscripts and written materials - some ...
... soup and savor Darjeeling tea! The next morning, for fifteen minutes, the clouds disappear and we get jaw-dropping views of Mt. Kanchendzonga, Mt. Kabru and Mt. Pandim. Within minutes, clouds take over the place and it becomes difficult to spot someone standing right next to you. Two contrasting faces of nature - both equally beautiful.
There are places which will unwind your mind and body and make you lose track of time. Jorepokhri is one of them.
Had a tour of Darjeeling's sights today - there weren't many. Did enjoy the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (created by Tenzing Norgay) and Zoo which has a good collection of animals found in the Himalayan region. Saw red panda, panther, snow leopard, common leopard, black himalayan bear, himalayan wolf, yaks, various himalayan goats & deer and also caught a glimpse of the Bengal tiger, who was playing coy and hiding just inside his cave.
... and you can still hear the voices of the long ago british empire ringing in the wind. It was if we had stepped back in time, this marvelous hotel was immaculate and articulated with wooden casings through out the hotel. The sun was setting when we arrived so you could just make out the village in the mountains and the setting sun over the mountains, it was magic. Deb and I are convinced that this area must have been the inspiration for the story of Shangri La.
... to the original story- there's loads of land slides here and so the road to the north of the country is broken and the Indian army is currently building a new one! So unfortunately no glacier exploring for us :-(
Some rather coincidental news. There was an earthquake in Sikkim on 18/09/12 measuring 4.2 on richter. Quite weak I suppose but this created so much wide-spread panic! Why? There was also a severe earthquake ...