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Worth the visit to see the Himalayans

A travel blog entry by bartsinfriendst

... tiles or marbles would be a bit on the chilly side in Winter.
We visited an area called Do Drul Chorten where there one huge stupa and a number of smaller ones. One must walk around them in clockwise motion, the same as when you spin the prayer wheel.
Enchey Monastery, run by the Red Hats, was on top of another steep hill overlooking Gangtok, population 55,000. This Monastery is ancient and again damaged considerably in the 2011 ...

The land of tea and fog

A travel blog entry by eddim

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... berth were ready to go to bed before I could. And as for going to bed we had thought we were booked in a first class sleeping car but turned out we were in second class. In second class there are no sheets, blankets or pillows given but were told that men would come around the cars and you could rent them. We came to find out after the train left the station that you had to rent them from the station. This left us to having a very cold night with very ...

Singalila Ridge Trek

A travel blog entry by vicky_jade

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... 8217;t very happy but soldiered on through it anyway. It was tough going though, even my knees were feeling strained, and we were delighted to finally arrive at the lunch stop.

Stopping is a false friend though – even after just ten minutes rest you stiffen up and anything that was hurting feels worse – Leanne’s knee, Ciara had pulled her Achilles (didn’t stop her powering along though!) and my poor excuse was blisters. ...

The Beautiful Darjeeling Hills

A travel blog entry by chelletris

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... the great Bengal Tiger and a handful of other animals. We were surprised how good this zoo was.We then followed this by a visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute which was quite interesting, founded in 1954, it has provided training for some of India's mountaineers and it also has the Everest museum which traces the history of attempts on the world's highest peaks.It starts to get dark up here around 4pm and so so cold, the days are actually pretty ...

Gangtok

A travel blog entry by glassbird

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... views of the Mt Khangchendzonga. The state government banned the plastic bag years ago; they aim to convert into a fully organic state by 2015 which is ambitious. The Sikkimese are very welcoming and tourism is the big economy. People speak perfect English in the main with very high 82% literacy rate in this small state; of course there are those that did not go to school. The lingua franca is Nepali and Hindi with lots of mother ...

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