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... although our hot water could not be fixed they were happy to offer us a new room and an upgrade. We agreed and found ourselves happily ensconced in a room providing excellent views of the world’s 3rd highest mountain. One foot-soak later and we braved the return journey back down the stairs and into town for some tea-tasting.
Unfortunately, we have developed our own version of Murphy’s law—ie that in Darjeeling if something could ...
... hot water.
I'm amazed my mounts were in any fit state the next morning. It was the forth day, and we rose early to beat the clouds. We were rewarded with a superb panorama, including the snow-topped Khangchengdzonga peak and, further off, Everest, his friends and the Three Sisters. This view stayed with us for most of the day as we traversed the ridge; and, if you can imagine it, actually improved the next morning. Bleary eyed, we watched the sun rise over the ...
This is Part 3 of 3 blog posts about our recent travel to the northern part of India.
The final destination on our 10-day outing to northern India was to Singalila National Park in West Bengal State abutting the eastern border of Nepal. This 20,000-acre Protected Area is a popular tourist destination for camping and trekking because of the mountain scenery and general absence of dangerous snakes and large carnivores. Over 100 km of trails ...
... very impressive and the way he is respected by the local community was very obvious.
All the food he serves to the guests (as you stay full board) is grown by the property or his neighbours. It is all prepared by several local people, in local traditional styles and was the best food I have had for a while, if not the whole trip. Always diverse it ranged from curries, to soup, to Momos (Tibetan dumplings) to great porridge and ...
... quite chilliy but those who know me know I am always hot anyway. So I sat down and was fairly soaked from perpetration and decided to take Gent up on his suggestion. I changed out of all my wet clothes and put on all new fresh clean ones. I then wrapped my self up in this sheep skin style blanket. Low and behold I felt freezing all of a sudden. I didn't prior to doing all this so it confused me how now I was feeling all over ****. I was hot and cold, had the shivers and felt ...