Travel Blogs from Gangtok
... working no matter which gender they belong to. I would also like to mention, if you want to view the real beauty of hills, drivers and local people are the best guide.
We reached Lachung, situated at an elevation of about 9,600ft at 7.30 PM. Had a small walk, it was pitch black and icy cold. Had quick dinner as tomorrow would be exciting day J
Day3 23.12.13: So today was the day which I was quite excited for. At first, we decided to go to ...
... too. We told the driver no one was getting out (except the puky kid & her family), & he thought he lost his mind. But we continued on.
We got dropped off just past the rail station in Darjeeling. We had no idea where we were, & since we had planned on going to Kurseong first, no idea where to go. The German girls had booked a hotel ahead of time that supposedly had a great view of the area. We decided to follow them ...
... 10 minutes up the hill from where we were staying. The morning was perfectly clear, and without yesterday evenings cloud coverage, we were astounded by the view. Khangchendzonga stood right in front of us, the third highest peak in the world…and it looked amazing! Green rolling hills lay in front, and towering behind were the snowy mountain tops contrasting with the gorgeous blue sky. Most definitely worth getting out of bed for!
... supplements the local government schools on its property and nearby. A siren goes off at regular intervals to remind workers when to rise , when to start work and when to break for lunch.
Any walking you do here is accompanied by a guide and today went through a small very organized little village.Our guide lives in a local village a bit further away , is in his early 20's and went to school locally . ...
... the right way and its only 5 minutes away. Anyway a while later in one of our confused modes we ask an Indian woman with a wealth of English. She advises us the breeding grounds are closed to tourists, but the zoo is 5 minutes away. Up the hill we head for quite a while and pay the entrance fee with no senior’s discount. Pat is on the mission to find a toy leopard for Soukie but the ones they sell are larger than our bags. ...
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