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... by mountainous terrain on all sides. We told them we'd stay another day.
Our first stop was Lord Travel to check out its tours and prices. I got his name from a Tripadvisor forum where the writer had nothing but praise for them.. We immediately liked Sonam, the owner. He seems like an up front guy, no games and very friendly. Basically we were interested in the standard 2 night, 3 day package to ...
... shakes & coffees. It has an awesome ambience..
Post lunch we decided to empty our pockets by shopping at MG Road. The best part about MG road is that no vehicles are allowed inside the main market. While there are large number of shops selling men's and women's dress materials, shoes, souvenirs & gifts, trinkets etc, one of the unique things here to buy is Sikkimese Cups. These have unique and attractive ...
... This excited us both and made darjeeling that little bit more special. After looking around a few more shops which were full of Tibetan crafts and heirlooms we decided it was dinner time. We found a nice little Tibetan restaurant at the top of the hill. I had a huge plate of chow mein and Laura had an even bigger plate of chop suey. We was washed down with a big pot of darjeeling tea. We got all ...
... After arriving at our hotel mid-afternoon, most of us headed to probably the most popular tourist hang out called Live and Loud for the free wifi and ended up spending the rest of the evening there as well.
In the morning we hopped in some taxi's and made our way back down the hill from Gangtok, across the valley and back up the other side to Rumtek to visit the Dharma Chakra Buddhist Monastery which was built and is the main seat of ...
... the altitude or something because Charlene has been having muscle cramps as well. Anyway, I crashed out for a while, then I woke up and we went up to the tea room to write and socialize. I was hoping to see Scott and Penny, but they were not there, and I will just have to connect with them remotely as they are headed off tomorrow. Great folks them, with awesome accents, but I am also in great company and am excited to be here with Charlene and Traci. Off to bed after typing ...