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TripAdvisor Reviews Tashi Tagey Gangtok
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... as they say. Washouts galore and waterfalls everywhere. Lots of locals wash their cars at any place where water is falling onto the road and we just happened to drive past one vehicle when that person threw a bucket of water over their car and our guide had his window opened, the rest is history.
Kenchenjunga Falls was a welcomed stop as these powerful falls are named after that mountain and the water was coming from the glacier.
We seemed ...
... amp; it was the last we were to see of them.
We rested for a bit & went a short way down the street to a restaurant we had walked by. It was empty when we walked by the first time, but it was now almost 2 o'clock & packed. For some reason Indians eat very late lunches, we've noticed. After the owner figured out how to reach us we ordered three different dishes & some bread to dip in them. This seemed to put a wrench in their plans. ...
... threw powdered paint at us to kindly involve us in the festivities. Once we reached Ghoom Station, the highest train station in India, we were thrilled to find we could go back to Darjeeling via the famous UNESCO protected steam train. All internal and external fittings were as it would have been originally, bar the electric lights and Germans with fancy DSLRs. It would have been even more thrilling had we not been riding through clouds the entire way, but it was ...
... positive change. We hear a lot of things about how he sees India today.
The Hidden forest overlooks the valley of Gangtok for as far as the eye can see, its covered in haze but the sun pops through and our photo journalist friend pulls out his camera and shoots the side of the mountain where there is heaps of tall concrete multi storey housing and hotels. He calls them the slums of Gangtok. We get out ...
... 8217;s a pretty impressive operation. Sleep can come a little hard, because while the trains run quite smoothly they do make a racket on the rails. You also need to make sure you’ve made a few Indian friends who can tell you when to get off, because the stops aren’t announced and the signs can be tough to catch sight of as you pull into station.
We made it to Siliguri Junction station early the next morning and caught ...