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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... where we wandered, and finally from our relocated and warmer room (where I didn't have to press the shower knob for the duration of Vanessa's hair washing).
During the day, we failed to warm to our latest guide, Bhuson, who appeared to be quite bored as he walked way in front of us, providing information usually only in response to our questions and seeming to fill our time with fairly pointless walking. We enjoyed just getting some exercise (and given ...
... s pretty much impossible to sleep through the night without at least one unpleasantly cold toilet visit.
Most of the tea houses do have a common dining area with a stove so that is the one warm place to gather in the evenings. The temperature is starting to drop again as it is getting dark outside, so with that said I am off to warm up downstairs and get another helping of dal bhaat and hot tea. Oh, and to fix my left boot, which disintegrated today. ...
... left Phikkal with a total of 28 people inside, at which point, with some squeezing, the door could still close. This clear flouting of the rules was of little interest to the police check at the edge of the town, with the officer preferring to simply glance at papers before waving us on our way. A bit further down the road we picked up more passengers bringing our total to 30, at which point several people were forced to hang out of the door as the bus negotiated the steep ...
... two Darjeeling drivers doing just that! Not that we are prudish, or have any issue with same sex relationships whatsoever. But they do look very, very cosy and close. This another reason travel is so amazing. You bump into yourself so often and see where your mind has fixed on right and wrong where it had no business doing ...
... quakes loud, a hundred years asleep
Custodians respond with a 70 day Fast.
A plant of people hungry for power
A remote wilderness threatened by change
An Earth that is warming with climate adrift…..
All this sharpens my mind. What do I believe? Where does it all lead? It’s the same old dilemmas that challenge the world over with new answers to find. India is modernizing there is ...