Windamere Hotel

Observatory Hill, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India | Hotel
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In Darjeeling

A travel blog entry by choosechu on Jan 02, 2013

2 comments, 4 photos

... and interesting looking people. No moustaches here! The West Bengalese men like their upper lips smooth - and so I fit right in. I also fit right in because a lot of the locals look chinese - actually, I fit in a bit too much because they mistake me for a local about half the time. I'll go into a store and the owner will start talking to me in Hindi before realizing from the blank dumbfounded look on my face that I don't have a clue what he's talking about. The locals are ...

First glimpse of the Himalayas

A travel blog entry by new_lands on Nov 20, 2011

18 photos

... kilts... it's just not working for them it's funny. They are all a bit out of tune and the major keeps tossing his stick up but then not being able to catch it, it's hilarious. Down from the square is full of stalls selling various items fish and spices and woollen hats etc. and the main part of the town is heaving hundreds of stalls which I enjoy wandering through.

I book onto the Toy Train which is one of the highest steam trains anywhere, and I enjoy a ...

We start travelling on "Snowy" the overland truck

A travel blog entry by diannemurray on Oct 08, 2011

1 comment, 96 photos

Monday 3rd October - Kathmandu to Chitwan

This is the morning we've been waiting for – when we get to meet "Snowy" the vehicle we’re travelling in. It’s a 6-cylinder Mercedes Benz truck chassis with a bus body mounted on it. Ben Grayling, the owner, has used his years of experience driving Dragoman vehicles to design what he believes is a very comfortable vehicle for overland travel. There are only 14 seats in it, nine of ...

A Biker's View of Bengal

A travel blog entry by royalbull350 on Apr 01, 2011

2 comments, 42 photos

... s P.G. to spend the night and had our dinner and celebrated Dhoni's World-cup winning six with loads of beer...

Day 3------Sunday

This Monday was the most I had enjoyed since joining my job.

Started out early from Durgapur and reached Bishnupur at 1'o clock....Our speed was slow because the Pulsar's new engine needed to be conditioned...About 10 kms from Bishnupur the clutch cable of my Enfield tore....Had to replace it with one of a scooter ...

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This hotel, located on Observatory Hill, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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