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... give you severe back pain. But the beauty of hills didn’t give me any opportunity to feel the pain. Conversation with Milan Ji was always fun. I call him a wise man as he is very knowledgeable and helpful, gained many information from him too.
Reached Gangtok at around 7.30 PM. After a bit of rest, we went for a walk. Our hotel was located very close to MG Marg, the place is very well maintained and is given a Victorian feeling.
... this little shop all the tea grown on this plantation is sold exclusively at Harrod's, in London.
She first showed us & a French couple how to make the tea. This type is called Super Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe. The leaves aren't steeped in water, you just pour the water through the strainer & are ready to go. The tea has a golden color & is mild in flavor. It's nice, but I think we both prefer the stronger black tea. We did end ...
... too late to do anything.
We decided as it was so cold to share one single bed to keep warm, pulling out our cosy sleep liners- thank god we brought them with us, I took off the mattress liner and used our own pillows much better !
One saving grace we had a really hot shower and the TV worked !
Not a place we would recommend and couldn’t wait to move on the next day.
I am going to see what tomorrow brings before I comment on ...
... a big Hindu temple complex, the Siddhesvara Dham, where many bells, drums and conch shells were sounding. It had an enormous god overseeing the many temples around. We found this the least interesting and less impressive then the buddhist places we visited so far. We had our first night in Ravangla, or Rabong as the name is spelled on the map. When we arrived at 15:00 a strong wind was blowing ...
... about the infamous Yeti.... 'The local people call it migyud and have always known of its existence: a gigantic creature six to nine feet in height, resembling a gorilla or an orangutan. They say it has superhuman strength and is known to have snapped the necks of yaks and other animals. Eminent mountaineers photographed inexplicable footprints that the world began to take the possibility of the Yeti’s actual existence seriously. ...