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- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Dezong Regency Gangtok
Travel Blogs from Gangtok
... brass ones. On the walls there were a series of large paintings on cloth - I am wondering if these are the thankas. The museum also contained musical instruments and other objects used in the rituals, especially the special Tibetan tantric riturals. I saw a pair of skull bowls but I am not sure they were actually from skulls. There were a number of bells too. My favorite exhibit was that of the various manuscripts and written materials - some ...
... br> During our stay we also went up to Observatory Hill to see the temple there. I've never seen so many prayer flags. It was very misty up there due to the clouds and this made it quite eerie too. Very memorable. Took some nice photos. There were a few monkeys there too which provided some extra entertainment.
We then went to the botanical gardens. They were a little disappointing and not too well looked after. Nevertheless I enjoyed that they reminded me of being ...
... It seems he didn't actually have the permits required to drive us all the way to Varanasi, but would be more than happy to purchase the required documents for an additional 4,000 rupees ($80).
No, Leslie told him, that wasn't acceptable. We could get a cheaper price by contracting with the hotel. The hotel drivers already had the permits required to travel the whole distance without charging any extra. Pema back pedaled. Apparently he could do it for the ...
... to the original story- there's loads of land slides here and so the road to the north of the country is broken and the Indian army is currently building a new one! So unfortunately no glacier exploring for us :-(
Some rather coincidental news. There was an earthquake in Sikkim on 18/09/12 measuring 4.2 on richter. Quite weak I suppose but this created so much wide-spread panic! Why? There was also a severe earthquake ...
... but its not. All of which were waiting to go to Sikkim, but didn't want too because of the weather. Sikkim is where I am writing this now, and it is wet. You need a permit just to enter Sikkim and I don't think there will be much internet so I will probably get back in touch in a week bye bye
PS more pictures soon I know Im behind but it is SLOW and we have to catch a jeep