Kurseong Tourist Lodge
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... and people milled around behind the square in an anti-clockwise circuit. Again, the views were fantastic. I passed a church and a huge temple. Monkeys wandered around the outside. I had a quick look around the food markets before returning to the hotel.
In the evening, I decided to have a Chinese meal. I did eat an Indian meal in China so it just seemed equitable. It was a great meal too and a good end to the ...
... about Tea! Or more specifically Darjeeling Tea -- the real thing. None of this imposter stuff that's apparently been infiltrating its way into our homes... Worse, into our tea pots! We've just spent a wonderful morning having a private factory tour and tea tasting at Happy Valley, one of Darjeeling's more exclusive tea estates. So exclusive, in fact, that the only place in the UK where you can buy their ...
... we went into his office and had some nice puffy chip-like snacks and some tea with milk. I couldn't finish my tea because it tasted odd, but I did eat quite a few of the chips. We left the Bangladesh side then and dragged or carried our big bags over to the India side. Here we filled out another form and waited for some time at the immigration office and then had to go to the customs side - finally we were done with them too and had our entry stamp ...
... hotel that night, randomly Beatles themed, but very modern and clean with an electric blanket – lovely in the cold temperatures up in the mountains. Apparently the Beatles have never been to Darjeeling though, or 'not exactly’ as the owner said. We decided to continue being lazy and wasting the day by staying in for the night with Domino’s pizza and a film in the warm, perfect!
First stop on day 2 was the Happy Valley Tea Estate where ...
... 3585m). Continued on along the ridge trail climbing slightly to reach our stop over in Phalut (3600m). We'd trekked 21km today in 6 hours!
Sunday 1st December 2013 (Phalut to Rammam)
- Up at 5:30am to climb a nearby hill ...