Tiber Hotel

Paljor Stadium Road, Gangtok, Sikkim, 737101, India | Hotel

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Worth the visit to see the Himalayans

A travel blog entry by bartsinfriendst

... this time and roadworks everywhere. This dust was worse than Samburu in Africa and a continual stream of traffic going in both direction, horns blaring. 4wheel drive vehicles are used as taxis to move locals from town to town as this region cannot cope with big buses, needless to say they are everywhere on the roads and some are cowboys. As many as 12 people sit alongside driver, in back seat and the rear and we passed some with people sitting on top, ...

The land of tea and fog

A travel blog entry by eddim


... had arrived the day before) and some jeeps that would first take us to Josh so we could get out bags and then we were off to Darjeeling. It wasn’t long before we got out the city and started the climb into the mountains before we noticed that it didn’t feel like we were in India at all. It felt more like being back in Nepal with more Nepalese people then Indian, momo’s instead of samosas and Tibetan prayer flags started popping up ...

Singalila Ridge Trek

A travel blog entry by vicky_jade


... was something I was glad to be without!

No view on the final morning, but a very early rise just the same. We had 22km to cover, and we had to do it by 12.30 when our Jeep would be leaving to take us back to Darjeeling. Challenge on, we set off and kept a good pace all morning, luckily with a steady gradient for much of the way. There were a few challenging bits though – a particularly difficult uphill scramble which lasted only ten ...

The Beautiful Darjeeling Hills

A travel blog entry by chelletris


... workshops that produce carpets, woodcarvings, leatherwork and woollen items. It was really cool seeing some of these things getting made and the people were really friendly too. Tibetan people really have suffered over the last 70 or so years due to the chinese invasion of their country, with so many fleeing to India, really sad as Tibet seems like such an amazing country
We hitched a jeep back to town paying them 40c and then enjoyed some mono soup, really ...


A travel blog entry by glassbird


... and prayers both Buddhist and Hindu. We are blessed by a 10 year old boy the other morning who was a disciple of Sri Baba, the magician in orange who has seemed to survive the ages.

The altitude was pretty spacey at first and some vertigo to conquer, but we are doing ok which is lucky as I hear that Darjeeling is higher than here. The shin splintz are under control now.

We visited the institute of Tibetology ...


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