Mount Simvo

National Highway, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gangtok

Worth the visit to see the Himalayans

A travel blog entry by bartsinfriendst

... all the walls have had to be repaired and murals touched up due to the cracks sustained. Monks were drying a large amount of rice in its husk, apparently this is donated. Males can join the monks from age 6.
We visited Directorate of Handloom and Handicrafts where we watched a blind gentleman stripping bamboo pieces for basketmaking, mind you the large knife was quite sharp..... Girls were carpet making, very impressive as well as weaving runners ...

The land of tea and fog

A travel blog entry by eddim


... to cover up with and jealous of everyone else on the train who were well prepared with sheets and blankets. In the morning thankful that the night was over, I was even more thankful when Margo came to find me. I grabbed my stuff and went back with her to her and Tony’s car and cabin. What a completely different environment to mine. They were the only westerner’s but the young men they were sharing with were so friendly, informative and ...

Singalila Ridge Trek

A travel blog entry by vicky_jade


... were more than happy when the guides came to all the groups after lunch and said we would be staying there for the night! We were in Gorkhey, a perfectly picturesque tiny village in a valley with a river rushing through it – and lovely cosy rooms as a huge bonus!!

A fire was lit outside as a last night tradition and kerosene was used to keep the fire going which was slightly worrying as somewhere in the mix the drinking had also begun. ...

The Beautiful Darjeeling Hills

A travel blog entry by chelletris


... to Varanasi, we felt like we were not even in India, much cleaner to start with, mostly Tibetan People who are so lovely and seem to be more friendly and approachable then Indians. Its awesome to see that they care more about the environment up here, the touts were very limited up here which was a nice break, We had a love Tibetan feast of Momo's for dinner and called it a night. Great another boiling shower, so so annoying but you learn to live with it (and a bright ...


A travel blog entry by glassbird


... The government has a number of initiatives including livelihood schools which have been started to convert Sikkim’s literacy rate to 100% targeting unemployed youth. There are many ethnic clans that make up the state from Tibet, Nepal and movement from Bhutan. There are many forms of national dress and hard to know who is who. The traditional married women wear colourful striped silk aprons (Pangden) and some clans ornate ...


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