Teen Taley Resort
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... really nice potatoes and a crispy fried round bread with a spicy scrambled egg dish. The coffee was a bit weak - I put some milk in first and the coffee only turned it marginally coffee-colored.
Today's program was mostly driving from West Sikkim to Gangtok in East Sikkim through South Sikkim. We reversed our route for some time - I will have to get someone to mark it on a map for me (never did) - and then we switched to a new route ...
... and other protectors. At the end of the lunar year in the 12th month (between February and March), a ten day practice for the festival of the Mahakala Protector is held here. This is followed by the traditional sacred lama dance of Mahakala on the 29th day. The Tibetan New Year is celebrated on the 1st day of the 1st month. This festival is celebrated for 3 to 8 days, with the cultural and spiritual festival, that involve many Tibetan opera dance performances.
... trek in the nearby hills; it was also good preparation for a six-day trek we are planning in a few days. We haven't placed many demands on our bodies lately and we are both a bit worried about trekking 20km a day at altitudes up to 3600m. In fact, getting into trek mode we got up at 6.00am and went for a pre-walk, walk on the north side of the town where it is a bit quieter and there are some forest areas, and therefore likely birds. It was really peaceful ...
... over the town and I have to admit that I've spent a lot of time recently just sitting in a cafe somewhere looking at the mountains - they're just awe-inspiring.
There's not a lot to do here (not a bad thing). There's a little zoo that's a bit depressing because there are tigers and lots of different leopards there but all in awfully small cages where the animals are forced to pace back and forth. I didn't like it. There's lots of great trekking in the area but ...
... to us at the Granville Island Tea Company and the chance to visit this garden was special. The garden is high up the picturesque mountains and offers sloping vistas. We managed to meet some of the pluckers and tour through the gardens. One note of interest to us in any case, was how wild the fields were compared to Dooars, Darjeeling, etc. The ground cover was thick and covered unlike the other gardens we had seen which showed little ...