The Royal Plaza
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... They were delighted. Nimo told us with a big grin that he is saving to buy a goat for his family and now almost has enough money. They took off and we waited at the roadside.
When the taxi hadn't shown up at quarter to eight, Dave called Andrew. Don't worry he'll be there Andrew insisted. But Andrew did call the driver and called us back to let us know that the driver was waiting for a passenger and would be there shortly.
... We rode there via the backstreets and after checking out a couple had a chai and a think. For an extra 15ukp (each) we would get off street parking, a pool, sauna, steam room, wifi and some complimentary wine and beer. Before you could say 'mine's a kingfisher' the mighty impulse was fired up and in a slightly less than direct route we made it back to the Hyatt. I did the quick 'we made it update' before visiting the pool and sauna and ...
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Recently illegal landfills are on ...
Friday 22nd Feb day 76
We are now in Gangtok, the Capitol of East Sikkim, situated in the Eastern Himalayans, elevation 1800M.
We left Darjeeling for the Karmi Farm homestay, some of us travelling 20kms over a bumpy road in jeeps with all the luggage while the rest of the group trekked from Darjeeling, dropping down into the valley from 2100m to 1000 m which took 3hrs and then a 4hr climb to the farm with a guide.
Karmi Farm ...
... praying for one of their order who was leaving to return to her missionary work - it was beautiful and moving and so glad we were there at that time. Later we talked to the nun and the irony was that she had been convalescing in Calcutta for a year after contracting TB whilst doing missionary work in London!
It is now 10.30pm and we have just sampled the delights of another cheap little eatery and the odd beer or two! Will now attempt to put pictures ...