Kurseong Tourist Lodge
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After a few manic days Tom and I decided to take a break from driving and relax in Darjeeling while we waited for Jason to arrive. We wandered around the market, ate cake, emailed our better halves and drank a lot of tea. It's not a particularly exciting day to blog about but it was bloody lovely. The next morning we arranged for a jeep to collect us from our hotel at 4am to drive up to Tiger Hill, a viewing ...
... over 200 people." We heard that those accidents happened just last summer. As we drove, it was a bit scary to see how often the concrete guard rails were busted through. There's clearly been a lot of mountain road accidents over many years. Other than surviving the trip, it was really interesting to see the land and people change. The border of India is a recent construct by the British when they left the country. Nepal used to be much much bigger and also encompassed parts ...
... small metal huts where a horse was tied to a pole outside. As he always did, Niraj poked his head into the hut where two guys were sat infront of the fire. I walked in behind him and said I really needed some water. He asked the guys for mineral water in Nepalese and they shook there heads without even looking at him. I was not impressed. He asked for some local water and they again just mumbled dismissively without turning around. My blood was boiling. All I had been looking ...
... at the steam engines. Looks like there were probably around 3 out of 6 functional engines as they approach their 100th anniversary! Billy - Woken up at 5:45am by dad - totally worth it as there was a completely clear sky (well - near enough) so we could see the whole range of Himalayas. Then of course I went back to sleep as being up at 6 is unnatural. After breakfast me , Dad , Christine , Grandpa and Nicol walked down to the train station ...
... that was that! It was stunning though and perhaps even more impressive a view than we had on our trek.
To say the weather has been a little 'English' whilst we've been in Darjeeling is an understatement. With the exception of one day, it has rained, thundered and been pea soup foggy!
A sort of traveler's malaise has set in now and we're kind of stuck in Darjeeling. We're not really doing anything and we haven't really made the most of the town ...