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... slumped to the enquiries desk to find out when the next train to NJP was, formulating back up plans in my head, hoping that I wouldn't end up stuck on a train for Holi.
That glorious moment when you're advised that the next train is at 8.30.
"Tomorrow morning?" I asked.
"No, madam. Tonight."
Wait... what? I asked them the train number, they checked my ticket and confirmed that my train was indeed two hours late. ...
... balls. I bought some green tea (a special Darjeeling) blend and we “jacketed up” for the freezing cold walk back down to have dinner at a local Tibettan restaurant next to our hotel. This family-run place provided us with the opportunity to try local Tibettan delicacies including more Momos and Shabhaly—meat filled pastries. We gave the meal a thumbs up before re-tackling the staircase for one final upward climb to the comfort of a warm and cosy bed.
... it might die to frost bite. The next day Our guide woke us up at 5.30 as the mist had cleared so there was a view. We got out of bed which was unbearable to do as the bed was warm and the room well freezing and we put some layers on and headed up the hill. The sun was just rising and everything looked fresh with a tint of orange it was really nice. As we hit the top right before us in the distance laid Kanchangunga the worlds third highest mountain. Beneath it stretching all ...
... use as toast without marmalade. She was sure to miss me. So, using my fearful roar, I coerced a new mount and his charges to take me after her. And by nightfall we'd been reunited.
For the final stretch of our journey, I was once again transported by my usual mount and her companion. A practice that I shall not let slip again."
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... Lhotse, Makalu, etc) were clearly seen off in the distance as well! It was a great way to finish the day...topping out at Sandakhphu and seeing the worlds highest mountain as the sun was setting. It gets dark early here - around 5:30pm, which leaves lots of time for reading and sleeping. I hate to use the word bored, but lets just say that we had lots of spare time to kill. But, armed with a little raksi and some silly jokes that transcend ...