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Beautiful, but cold! We are at 2,200 mt of height but still in West Bengal that has for capital Calcutta, but a few steps from Sikkim, Nepal, Bhutan and the Himalayas.I arrived yesterday afternoon at around 2 pm, after 11 hours of night train with the sleeper berth and my personal blankets via Siliguri, second city of Bengala and then by jeep which has risen for three hours the numerous hairpin bends from the valley to the top.For the ...
... I had waited very patiently to do, went shopping. Unfortunately Thursday seems to be a day off for a lot of shops but actually that only really effected me in terms of one shop I wanted to buy a nice poncho from. I wanted a tea pot, it was appropriate for the area and they are really nice here. This meant I had to walk around all the shops that sold tea pots in my price range and pick my favorite, shopping with me is always a long process. By the evening I had my teapot and ...
A short distance as the crow flies but a long distance on the other side of a valley/canyon as the Jeep drives is a small guesthouse/B&B named Karmi Farm. Spectacularly set on a mountainside facing west towards the Nepal border, the B&B is owned and operated by a British family with a long history in the area who still reside there for part of the year. Meals are eaten together with the family and other ...
... treat you as a guest, and are gracious and kind. Then he showed me some pictures and videos of what he described as an absolutely "fantastic" religious event, which included an all-male mob rhythmically clapping in hysterics while about twenty shirtless guys with extremely bloody backs self-flagellated themselves with spiky whips. At this point I decided it was time to pay for my breakfast. There's nothing like traveling to expand your sense of the world... ☺️ Hugs, ...
... over 150km away. I was intrigued at the prospect of walking the ridge all the way to the summit of the worlds third-highest peak, but that would have to wait until I was better equipped, and healthier! The ridge is right on the Nepal-India border, so while walking half the time we were in Nepal, half the time we were in India. On Day 2 we were rewarded when we reached the town of Sandakhphu - not only was Kanchenjunga wholly visible, but Mt Everest and ...