Kurseong Tourist Lodge
Travel Blogs from Darjeeling
... needed to say we had tried. The fog was persistent and became a lot denser as we climbed higher but we continued on and purchased tickets for a room with a seat as it was freezing. My chair decided to floor dive as I sat on it as I was just too 'giant' and snapped the leg. Huddled in, we shared warmth and waited about 45 minutes before daylight started to emerge. Every now and then a cackle of voices erupted and people sprang from their seats, cameras above their ...
... fun, reminded us of our holidays in Devon. The train trundled along the track, twisting and turning along the roadside. Peter kept getting "coaled", showered with small bits of coal as he leaned out the window taking pictures!
... brown and the granules are much bigger and don't dissolve so easily so this method is great for getting all your sugar dissolved. Once it is steaming they add milk (about equal portion to the water). Once that's reached steaming point they add in the coffee till the colour looks right and stir. What your left with is a frothy, very milky, very sweet coffee. It's really nice. She then started chopping all the veg and getting the rice on etc. It was clear that we were going to ...
We have been in Darjeeling for 5 or so days now and it's a little bit hard to leave. Darjeeling is a hill station at 2000m it is much much cooler than anywhere we have been so far. We are staying in the quiet part with awesome mountain views and yes the tea is amazing here.
We have visited some interesting places around here like the Natural History Museum, where we saw pickled snow leopard cubs and red ...
... able to appreciate it the day before, but Darjeeling is built along the upper slopes of one particular hill, and every building seems to gaze out over the view below. Unfortunately for us the weather hadn't abated, and clouds filled the majority of the valley, but every now and again it was possible to appreciate what the view could be. As the place had wifi, daily papers, nice food and we had window seats, we ended up staying in there for most of the morning, drinking a ...
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- Room service
- Free parking