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... here it was a four hour shared jeep ride back to the cold misty Darjeeling. After an overnight rest in Darjeeling with Mr Happy we left to go to Karmi Farm for some rest and relaxation whilst the country was celebrating Dewali (the big Hindu festival) for five days. Karmi Farm, turned out to be just as my friends Edita and Cliff had recommended, a fabulous home stay with an Englishman born and raised in Gurkaland. We could hear all the fireworks from a safe ...
... pass us we were all leaning to the right, hoping that the soft edge on the left wouldn't give way and praying the truck wouldn't give us a nudge and send us toppling into the ravine below. For the last 51km it started raining and we fishtailed and slid all over the place. by the time we reached Pelling I think everyone needed a change of underwear. I have no idea how we will get out of this place if the rain continues. The hotel is very basic, Al had to ...
... after us calling for the dogs! We waited (800m at this altitude is a slow jog at best) and he carried Poppy back to the hut, Mum in tow...bless.
There was precious little uphill trekking today, though as it happens, we both generally prefer uphill to downhill because of the old knees. So it was quite a tough day in spite of the descent. The bird watching was excellent though all the way down; loads of birds, many different species.
Being largely downhill we covered ground ...
... was something I was glad to be without!
No view on the final morning, but a very early rise just the same. We had 22km to cover, and we had to do it by 12.30 when our Jeep would be leaving to take us back to Darjeeling. Challenge on, we set off and kept a good pace all morning, luckily with a steady gradient for much of the way. There were a few challenging bits though – a particularly difficult uphill scramble which lasted only ten ...
... English guy called Phil who was travelling with his girlfriend Chloe. We stood chatting on the side of the road for a couple of hours and got on really well. We arranged to meet for breakfast soon after.
Scott and I headed back to our hotel to sort things out as we were having a bad time at the hotel with no water for showers, we ate gone off food amongst other things and nobody seemed to be there to help us when we needed to book transport. We had words with the manager ...