WelcomHeritage Denzong Regency
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... 3 of them were painting the entire temple, and that one was the head guy, in charge of the designs, while the other 2 filled in the colours (we wondered if it was a paint-by-number job).
Since we were unable to see some parts of Sikkim, we left for Darjeeling a little earlier than we otherwise might have, but we maximised the journey there by seeing some of South Sikkim on the way. Of couse, we went with the lovely Prakash, who ...
We also got a quote from the hotel in Darjeeling, and since the two bids were similarly priced for the same-sized vehicle, we decided go with Pema because he was a known commodity and because he would be able to take us the entire distance from Darjeeling to Varanasi whereas, due to permitting issues, the hotel’s arrangement would require 2 drivers.
Leslie contacted Pema and worked out the details. For 23,000 rupees ($440), he ...
... as such. In Nairobi, cars tend to make say 5 lanes in a 3-lane highway. What you got here is basically space for cars to get from A to B. The mantra "Horn OK Please" is followed religiously with people sounding their horns if there's a car ahead of them which is slow, if they wish to announce their presence on the road, if they want to overtake, if they want to carry on a conversation that another car started with them, and sometimes I think, just ...
... br> The next day began with a lovely walk exploring Darjeeling town some more and then a visit to the Happy Valley Tea Estate where we seen the process of how the tea is made, they even supply tea to Harrod's here, can you imagine the markup for Harrod's? We walked and walked and walked some more until we came across the Tibetan Refugee Self-Help centre, established in 1959, the refugee centre comprises a home of a home for the aged, school, orphanage, clinic, gompa ...
... woman for turning the prayer wheels the wrong way. If you stay right, you can turn them the right way as you go in, and come out (clockwise). The monastery is a classic white building with a red band around it, black trapezoidal painted architraves, highly worked wooden windows, upward curved metal roofs. It has the usual ornate, highly coloured frescoes inside, Buddhas in glass cases, butter lamps. Unfortunately, no photography is allowed inside any of the ...