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... would be up there as far as one of the worst. There was no order and 2 hours of waiting for officialdom one learns to be patient. Immigration was a clay floored tin building.
We are going to get up at 4 am to watch the sun rise against the Himalayas tomorrow
Should be a highlight if the weather stays fine
... looked the same and it took hours and I was stuck talking to our new friend. The snacks we bought for trekking also turned out to be an excellent substitute for breakfast but it also meant we now needed more. Once back in Darjeeling we went back to bed for a few hours. Once up we again went trekking snack shopping and enjoyed an excellent mixed grill at an English style restaurant. It came with bacon and sausages and pieces of pork and chicken and roast potatoes and veg, it ...
... Most notably you can see Mt Kanchenjunga which rises 28,169ft to be the 3rd tallest mountain in the world. It was incredible. We also visited the zoo which is the leader in breaking both Tibetan wolves (which are insanely badass) as well as red pandas (insanely cute). Inside the zoo is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute which was founded by Sherpa Tenzeng who was the first man to climb Everest (with Hillary). It had an awesome 3D map of all ...
... our sarees, bangles, bindis and mehndi, we went downstairs to join the festivities. There was a drum band playing at the front gate of the hotel and the groom's side were all dancing along, so naturally we joined in! After some time Navin arrived on a horse, looking like a prince. The music and dancing continued as a parade along the brightly decorated path as Navin and one of his young cousins rode the horse up to the huge outdoor area where the party was held. Preeti met ...
One our way to Nepal we stopped in for another cuppa. While we were knocking about the neighbourhood we visited a picturesque tea estate, The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute's fab Museum and Darjeeling Zoo which housed red pandas. Not back for just a tea ...