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... seen too many of. It was once again great to be the only Western tourists in the place and as this place is not really Indian we didn't get stared at... that much.
The food so far has been pretty good, and not made anyone sick, however only those who like really spicy food are straying too far away from butter masala or biriyani. It will be interesting to try some westernized Indian after this to see how it stacks up. Being not the biggest fan of ...
... be a great idea. It worked out at about 1600rps (£16) a day, each. This was for your guide, breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as your accommodation. For India we had a rough budget of about £20-£25 a day in order to be vaguely conservative with funds. Even though we had overspent and been quite frivolous on quite a few days we were pretty much on target even with the £100 Kolkata flight. This would be a good chance for us restrict our spending so that ...
... oil of bergamot).
Tea quality also depends on leaf size. Loose-leaf tea made from whole leaves is preferable to that made from leaf pieces and stems. Tea dust (the stuff too small to be sold as loose-leaf tea, is packaged and sold as tea bags… and the floor sweepings from the processing center -- along with pencil shavings from the processing center office -- are sold to American tea companies like Lipton and Tetley for use in tea ...
... one of the best things we've eaten in India so far. A thali is normally a metal tray (though this time it was plastic) with compartments for different types of curry, soup, dahl, rice, chapatti and pickle. It was out of this world, I was sad when it was over. I began to realise, it's not about what you can see on this trip, it's about WHAT YOU CAN EAT! After the thali we had a bit of time so went to another posh Darjeeling tea shop. They had all kinds ...
... New Jalpaiguri train station and took a cycle rickshaw to Siliguri. The man cycling was very old and a few times had to get off the bike to push. We eventually arrived to the Sikkim permit office in Siliguri which is near the Siliguri train station. I was able to pick up my free ten day permit within a few minutes, but because of the long journey, decided to spend a day and night in Siliguri to unwind, relax and prepare for some potential hiking in Sikkim. I ...