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... Sects include Black, yellow and red which is the same as Anglican, Uniting, Catholic religion of Christianity. Black hats are the most wealthy because of donors. 500 monks are on the premises as well as a University. We entered the Monastery after taking off our shoes, found things quite colourful, offerings and money and gurus and their deciples. Monks are only permitted to sit on the seats, other people who come to pray are only able to lie on ...
... We wandered the town, found a liquor store where we could buy a 4 pack of beer at a reasonable price, & slowly tried to retrace our steps along the windy roads leading up the mountain. We somehow made it back without taking a wrong turn.
The next morning we packed our bags & got the hell out of that hotel. It took 10-15 minutes walking DOWNHILL to get into the main part of town, & since it's constantly foggy, the views were a moot ...
Today Mr Rajiv Lochan personally took Deb and I to visit gardens in Darjeeling and to get a tour of the surrounding area. It was an early morning start as the roads can be quite rough and not easy to navigate. Rajiv hired a driver to take care of all the driving allowing us to take in the scenery and take photos along the way. The roads provided views nothing short of breathtaking. In our travels we have seen our share of cliff roads in Switzerland, ...
... Moments of thought,
of which I too am part,
I lose in them my instant of brief ills.
There is a great easing of the heart,
and cumulance of comfort on high hills.
-Geoffrey Winthrop Young ( Poet & alpine mountaineer)
Gangtok capital of Sikkim is an oasis on the border of Nepal and Tibet; it's a nature-conservation zone, trees, ferns, 515 species of orchids ...
... shrouded in mist and fog. It may have taken nearly four hours to get up to Darjeeling, but it was a far more fun option than another jeep. It was pouring when we arrived, and having little sense of how to navigate the steep windy streets, we had to take a taxi at a ridiculously inflated rate up to where the cheap guest houses are.
In a better season, Darjeeling would look out onto the surrounding hills and the ...