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... and our guide helped us find a restaurant. We were then on our own for a much needed 20min walk back to our hotel and a welcome drink. Tomorrow we take a rough road to Badogra, 4+ hours, hopefully catch a plane to Delhi and then another plane to Amritsar. Another long day, we leave at 7:45 and arrive about midnight. Check out the photo of our driver's hand. There is no power steering and he has blisters from going from lock to lock steering up and down the ...
... door to see if any hotel staff were around (as no answer on the phone). I finally had to pad down the hallway and locate a staff member. Sorry, we have to turn on the pump now - wait 5 minutes. As I was cold and wet they brought up two large buckets of water (one hot and one cold) so I was able to rinse off.
Had good dinner and also a lovely night's sleep as it is nice and cool up ...
... do about our lives in Canada. Later we were treated to a tea tasting where we were given an education of proper tasting by some real veterans. Just for the record Deb and I both selected the teas chosen as best by the local pros when we did our tasting, they all had been marked for the record, whew that was a relief. For the record Deb bought 20 kilos of that particular tea to share with our customers in Canada. It is on route now.
After the tea ...
Another day in Gangtok to take in some Tibetan culture. A little taxi (for little people) took me and the Mexicans to Rumtek Monastery, a little way out of town. Last night we said farewell to our co-driver, Martin, who was pulled off to join another tour in Delhi. Walk down to the Tibetology exhibition in the afternoon. The cable car cannot take me back up the hill as the power is out - this is India after all - at least I was not stuck in one of the ...
... The trail from Yuksom to Tashiding is easy, enjoyable and relaxing until you reach patches of long, wet grass covering the stone grip pathways before Hongri village. Not only does the grass make it difficult to find the trail, but within the grass hides a whole army of blood sucking leaches, which easily attached to my hiking shoes and then tried to crawl up to my bare flesh. Distracted by the leaches, I lost the trail and soon enough I was lost. ...