Sinclairs Darjeeling

18 / 1, Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India | 1 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Darjeeling

This Isn't the Darjeeling Limited

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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... traveled through many varied Indian landscapes, like deserts. I distinctly remember a scene in the movie with camels (which do occur in Rajasthan and some other arid regions of the country). However, the Darjeeling Himalaya Railway only runs for around 50 miles traversing the mountainous of North Bengal State (elevations from around 350-7,200 feet).

In the movie, I think the engine was ...

Bus to India

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

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6

... more people get on huge bus. Completely invading the personal space of everyone on the bus. Children are crying, strangers hold children while mothers get situated on a seat given up by another stranger. All of this is happening around me and no one is getting upset, it is just accepted and a part of life here. It amazes me that no one is yelling, demanding a seat, or pulling out a weapon to shoot anyone. Instead everyone is aiding everyone else. A little boy ...

A cup of Darjeeling would be lovely!

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson

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... then came to a complete stop in a remote rural village.

  • Seems that all transport trucks were on strike (what is it with us and strikes!). The bus driver refused to go anywhere as he was carrying goods on the roof and he'd already had a rock chucked at the window, he didn't fancy another! We were still some 200km from Siliguri!
  • Hung around the village for 4.5 hours, talked with some fellow bus travelers who spoke very good English. Driver wasted some time by changing ...

  • Trekking: day 4 and 5

    A travel blog entry by porkchopjim

    6

    ... made the joint in quite a unique way, he broke up the weed in his fingers until it was little more then dust and then empty a cigarette's tobacco into his hand and mixed it up. He then got the now empty hollowed out cigarette and sucked the filter hoovering up the mixture back into the tube- weird one. After tapping and packing it down you were left with a cigarette shell now filled with the joint mix. He lit it up and passed it to me and I had a few drags. It was ok, not ...

    Himalayas for Breakfast & a Toy Train Too!

    A travel blog entry by ethomson

    11

    ... also our day to ride the toy train. On the way to Ghoom, we stopped at the memorial to the Gurka soldier. Many Gurkas live in Darjeeling. Of course, Darjeeling is almost in Tibet. On and by the way Darjeeling does have tea ...

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    This 1 star hotel, located on 18 / 1, Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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