Orange Village Resort
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... was used by visiting nurses and health workers for midwifery, innoculation and health education. The area has high levels of childhood vaccination. This is the sort of work undertaken by our guide’s wife, the first guide we have had with a wife employed outside of the home. Many more women are visible in the community in this part of India (Sikkim), with a range of Indian, Nepalese and western dress adopted.
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... an altitude of 8838 ft. Lachen is the base for tours to Gurudongmar lake and Chopta Valley. There is a large military base at Lachen.. The nameLachen means "big pass". Oh, forgot to mention that an annual yak race, the Thangu is held here in summer. So , if you plan to go in summer don’t miss on that.
On reaching Lachen we found out that our hotel was not good. There was no power and the hotel had no generator. So ...
... more. In the zoo there was also the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute Museum. This was very interesting and you could see all of the attempted expeditions to conquer Mount Everest. We found this so interesting especially seeing how all of the equipment has progressed over the years. We then went to the cafe in the zoo and Laura and I got some more momo's and tea each for £1. Outside the zoo there was ...
... amazing guide--and boarded Air India for the two-hour flight to Delhi. (Decorations for Holi, the Festival of Colors, were being displayed in the airport, and we lamented being unable to stay to witness this exciting event!) Our next flight to Frankfort was scheduled to depart in ten hours, and a sleeping room at the airport seemed a super idea! At 3:00am we left Delhi aboard our Lufthansa 747 ...
We begin our Singalila trek adventure with a shared jeep ride to Darjeeling via New Jalpaiguri. We have been looking forward to this part of our India trip because of the higher elevation, which meant cleaner air and clearer skies! Pollution in the major Indian cities is a well kept secret. Before we headed to Darjeeling though, we had to connect with our guide in Kurseong (Land of the White Orchid). His name was Passang and ...