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TripAdvisor Reviews Dezong Regency Gangtok
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... found to be full of interesting photo possibilities. By then, I must have been so frustrated that I couldn't be bothered looking but I did take a photo or two of my lovely momo lunch and accompanying fresh lime soda.
Just as we entered Gangtok, we stopped at a monastery with a famous chorten, or stupa, and a museum of Tibetan religion and art. The museum was established in the 1950's. There were quite a few Buddha statues - ...
... I walk a little, look around and feel blessed. After I click, I stand amazed at the beauty of these Himalayan forests.
Jorepokhri is a small hill station about 20 kilometers from Darjeeling. The place has a beautiful DGHC Rest House that offers comfortable accommodation at really affordable rates. The place is so named as pokhri in Nepali means lake while Jor means two. The Rest House is just beside the two lakes and is the only option to stay.
... but we made our way around & a man tending the grounds said we could enter. The doors were locked, but it was really cool & weathered looking from the outside. There were a bunch of dogs enjoying the peaceful grounds as well.
Next we started walking aimlessly, & saw a monkey. We walked up the hill toward it, & every time I got close enough for a picture, it moved out of view. At the top we realized it wasn't just one monkey, but actually a ...
... in the world with about 1.6 million staff. It is the most dangerous network in the world with between 400 and 500 crashes per year. However this is much safer than the buses where about 85000 people die each year. Eighteen to twenty million travel by train every day linking through about 6900 stations. So you can understand the nightmare involved in booking tickets. Despite all of this, it generally runs fairly smoothly.
Anyway I have managed to book a ticket ...
... stamp in your passport when you enter and leave! In fact if you're a citizen of China, Myanmar, Pakistan or *****ia then there's a fat chance you'll be allowed here (unless you've got permission from the Govt). At first glance, *****ia is a surprising country in that list. I suppose they don't want anyone to con Sikkim folk about some long lost uncle in Santorini who just died and left em a grand fortune!