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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... visible and visitors can also see the Labrang Monastery and Phodong Monastery on the opposite hill. A small shed and café serves the visitors and over a period of time, has become a popular picnic spot.
MG Road- This is the main marketing area of Gangtok for tourists. The road is lined with all types of shops on both sides. A pert of the shopping area here is known as New Market. The shops usually open by 8am in the ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... in 1816 then returned most of the lands back to Sikkim in exchange for British control over border disputes. The King of Sikkim leased the uninhabited land back to the East India Co. And in 1835 the hill station of Dorje Ling, now Darjeeling was established and the first tea bushes were planted resulting in a massive influx of Gurkha laborers coming down from Nepal. There are still ongoing calls today for a separate state of Gorkhaland