Travel Blogs from Gangtok
... nice little road side restaurant, the meal was very nice, Clive thought he was going to miss out on his soup again but it eventually arrived, the last dish! Ally found she had had a leach on her foot nd there was a splash of blood on the floor. We came back to the motel about 4:30 for a bit of a rest. I tried to save some pictures from my camera onto this device but couldn't workout how to do it so there will be no pictures on the blog until I do ...
... 8217;t need to follow-through, because the hotel quite possibly couldn't have found us a driver on such short notice.
By the end of Pema’s visit, we had agreed to allow Uncle to drive, accompanied by Uncle Daughter, who would serve as translator. We agreed to negotiate a separate (additional) price with Uncle for a morning of sightseeing in Bodhgaya, but refused to pay more than originally agreed upon for the other parts of the trip, and we made it clear ...
... fallen. I left the Elgin and booked into another hotel for the rest of my stay here. I am now at the Parkridge Hotel at $10 a night. It is still a 1920's building but it has not been maintained. The hallways are gloomy and dirty. The bedroom has lovely views (when the cloud lifts) but the windows are riddled with wood rot, the windows (beveled glass once ornate) are rotting away. The curtains, hanging from 1 or 2 curtain rings are ...
... way up the hill Annabelle poked her head out of the window in an attempt to get a ‘snake’ shot of the train. Unfortunately the train was not long enough and she got a face full of ash in the process. The train was much more powerful than we thought and chugged along up the mountainside very nicely. Many times the trains track crossed the road and as there were no stop signs for the cars, it ...
... display cases full of scrolls, Buddha figures, and multi-armed protector figures. No photos.
From here we walk through the back gate to pass the modest home of the last King, set in nice gardens, then walk through public gardens with an active fountain to the White Hall building, and the Flower Exhibition Centre. It is in a greenhouse, with lots of potted flowers, a lot well past their best flowering. Some quite unusual, but, overall, pretty ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed