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After lunch, our local guide (Bhuwan Thapa) said we would have another 3 1/2 hours to reach Darjeeling. So we piled back into the new van. Some people were quite uncomfortable at this point. I had my daypack in front of me on the floor and then my water bag and tote bags on my lap or on the floor to the side of me. I think I felt a change in the landscape after entering India - first there seemed to be fewer green rice fields - ...
... while! The pickers each have to pick 4 kilos of tea a day and if they pick more they get extra money, apparently this is ‘easy’ but I wasn’t so convinced after picking a few leaves. After buying some bargain posh tea that would cost loads more in Harrods we started the long hike to our next location, the zoo!
Zoo’s in India are a little different to what we are used in in the UK, and the first thing we encountered was a black ...
... and line after line of beautifully, colourful, hand-painted Tata trucks exhorting drivers to “blow horn” (as if they needed an invitation) to “obey the traffic rules” (are there any?) and wishing people “good luck” (they really need it on these roads!) As our driver weaved in and out of the traffic along roads that could best be described as craters on the moon (“not that great” means something altogether ...
... the locals, Gent and Niraj had a good laugh about that. We truddled along for another 3k with flatter paths when we reached the final hurdle. Yet ANOTHER 4k of 40 odd degree inline. After already walking 15k we were starting to get tired so it wasn't the greatest sight. We could see the summit of this mountain with a nice looking lodge perched right at the top. This would be fun. As we drew closer to the start of the hill there were two guys sat on some steps looking outwards. ...
... scenery was spectacular. The only disappointment was the lack of birds, as I had hoped to see and photograph many and none materialised. I was also predictably disappointed in not getting a whiff of a Red Panda.
The last day involved a further descent to Rimbik through even more spectacular forest and jungle. We followed a river for most of the way, through little villages to Rimbik, which straddles the border with the northern state of ...