Sterling Resorts Darjeeling
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... long sleeve shirt and, oh yes, my beret. When we first saw our room, Suzanne and I were amazed. It is quite luxurious with oriental-style carpets, a fireplace, fancy drapes, all kinds of furniture and woodwork. I took some photos. It is also huge with an anteroom with a closet. We apparently can't use the fireplace but do have an electric space heater. It probably helps but not a lot. I think I have now exhausted all I have to say. Oh, I did forget ...
... villages with children walking to school and small shops that were really someone's front room with things laid out and a big window. As we meandered around the mountainside there was a glimpse of the large 8500m / 2500ft peaks in the distance. It was surreal I have been wanting to see these peaks for so long reading mountaineering and exploration books for years now it was just pure disbelief that they were ...
... been replaced with something much closer to bloody freezing.
The shock of the cold aside, once we had recovered from our journey and found out the hotel had room heaters for hire (as well as delivering hot water bottles to the room at night) we absolutely loved our few days in Darjeeling. It’s much more touristy than Kolkata and as such we were largely ignored and free to roam the streets unhassled. The town snakes around the ...
... We had to sign in another book, which was horrible, stood there still, in the freezing for 5 mins. Then we went to two different lodges that didn't have enough room for us all. We were really starting to shiver from the too'ing and fro'ing. Luckily the lodges weren't far apart so we reached one a few mins later that could put us all up. We got shown our room and repeated the 'out of the wet clothes, into the warm, wrap yourself in nearest blanket and lie horizontal talking about ...
... point we were surrounded by about 15 child beggars, and being the only white people we were an easy target. We soon found the only other foreigners in the station, two friendly Thai monks on their way to Darjeeling to stay at a Monastery for 2 months. We found strength in numbers and waited it out together.
Arriving in Siliguri after a comfortable 12 hour journey we jumped aboard a shared jeep and made our way up the steep, winding road ...