Hotel Panda International

Gangtok, Sikkim, India | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Gangtok

    Worth the visit to see the Himalayans

    A travel blog entry by bartsinfriendst on Oct 08, 2013

    ... 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 ...


    A travel blog entry by c2miller on Apr 12, 2013

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    ... going for a ride on the cable car but watched the students from the Mountaineering Institute practising their abseiling technique at Tenzing Rock. Brief visit to the Tibetan Refugees Self Help Centre which was haphazard and badly run.

    Back at Chowrasta (the Mall) we had a lecture on Darjeeling teas from the man at Nathmulls (tea merchant) and then sampled the variety we had chosen at their cafe. Muffins and tea at Glenary's ...

    1st day in Darjeeling

    A travel blog entry by teaguy on Oct 05, 2012

    1 comment, 9 photos

    ... an immaculate factory working some of the later harvests of the season. Once again we were treated to an up close and personal tour of the facility which for us was a particular treat. Deb and I have been selling tea for close to 14 years and have researched the product intensively, however seeing the production with our own eyes proved to be particularly moving. After viewing the factory we were invited to see the fields and meet some of the pickers. After, ...


    A travel blog entry by glassbird on Nov 05, 2011

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    ... 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 ...

    Tea in Darjeeling – what else?

    A travel blog entry by kmartadventure on Aug 08, 2011

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    ... ways to get around town. We walked through one of the markets and up steep steps to a Hindu temple. It was hidden in forest and mist, with strings of Tibetan prayer flags hanging everywhere in the trees, where a few monkeys swung around. There were few people up there – beautifully peaceful. From there we checked out the small botanical gardens and walked back into town to sit in a restaurant with a big pot of tea at a ...

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