Kurseong Tourist Lodge
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... Easier said than done. There were loads of people wandering around with varying degrees of colour adorning their clothes and faces, but where could we get involved? Where was the party at? Where could I begin to resemble something a second rate artist on an acid trip would produce? Turns out the bottom of town was the place to be. Literally the bottom of town. This whole place is built on a hill. Not a small incline. ...
... to be on the train for 23hrs I wanted to be comfortable. Once this was sorted and a few other bits we decided to take a pony from pony point to the tea plantations. This was a bad idea. For some reason I thought the journey would be mostly off-road to a tea plantation but it wasn't and while we rode there the horses kept slipping and needed new shoes as you could hear the double clink of loose shoes. We also began to suspect they were taking us the long way as people kept ...
... streets and giggled as we said hello to them. Some of the younger children saw our cameras and asked for photos posing with such serious faces and no smiles. Having walked a long way downhill to get to the plantations we knew we had a task ahead of us. It was steep! It was sweaty! It was breath taking! It was horrible! It was long! I can't believe the local people do this every day for work as I would need a shower and a bed before I started my shift. A quick freshen ...
... with which a tourist sits on one of the many benches placed in the corners that overlook the Mall Road, observes fellow tourists or listens to a local Pahadi playing his flute? Is it the whistle of the steam engine that echoes between the hills as the toy train rides you through joy and rhythm uphill to Ghum? Or is it the rich English heritage of this place that has been well preserved in bits and pieces through the culinary par excellence served at ...
... flowers and some conservatories with specialist plants inside.