Poddar Hotel

Hill Cart Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734001, India | Hotel
 

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Darjeeling

A travel blog entry by sammy_moore

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... 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 ...

A cup of Darjeeling would be lovely!

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson

328

... house, then hung out in the kitchen area around the fire (situated inside an old car wheel rim!) with the family and an adorable puppy dog called Mingo, who kept trying to eat my shoe laces! Spent a few hours drinking milk tea and chatting with Giri, plus the three Czech guys when they turned up later on.

  • Moved into the dining hall where a larger fire had been started (quite cold outside), had a lovely dinner of Indian style dahl baht, chocolate banana pudding and a local ...

  • Trekking: day 4 and 5

    A travel blog entry by porkchopjim

    6

    ... a 4x4) but we weren't alone. We started off with 9 in the land rover. 2/4/3 front to back. After not long this increased to 12 (4/4/3) with one hanging on the back of the jeep as we navigated the crazy turns and diabolical roads. It was far from warm inside either. It was a 2.5 hour journey back and by about half way we had managed to get up to 15 in the rover- crazy ****. 5 in the front, 4 in the middle, 4 in the back and 2 people hanging on at the back. These lot are ...

    A remote region of India

    A travel blog entry by bartsinfriendst

    ... headed off for our Toy Train ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom. Engine was 140 years old and this tide is UNESCO World Heritage listed. Steam train left at 10.40, well Indian time, but we only went 100 metres, stopped and then backed back to the platform, unhooked our carriage, left us there, went up to the line change with the first carriage, backed back into another platform, collected a third carriage, took off again and then backed back towards us, unhooked the ...

    Darjeeling Part 2

    A travel blog entry by jackgemsafari

    9

    ... religious certainly isnt easy! Unfortunately we couldnt get any pictures or video's of us and the monks prayers as its prohibited inside.

    The peace pagoda is situated next to the the Japanese Temple, and so we wondered over to takkoe a look. Its a beautiful peace of architecture wich has great views across the valley, and over to Darjeeling and Kanchenjunga in the distance. Sadly the weather wasnt great as there was alot of cloud cover, ...

    Location

    This hotel, located on Hill Cart Road, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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