Teen Taley Resort
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... 2.5km uphill. In the mist we puffed our way to the Zoo.
First we didn't see a bear as the enclosure was huge and overgrown, this was good in some ways as it meant the enclosures were good and hopefully that meant happy animals. Then we got to the leopards. The happy leopard couple then put on a show for us! They got frisky, the female must have been in heat, the great thing was, as health and safety doesn't apply in India we were standing right ...
... or so trying to get the rhythm and we eventually got it. We sounded awful at first, I dont know how we didnt disrupt the Monks chanting and drumming! We kept this drummiung up for 5 mins or so before I got too unconfortable. It was good fun for a few minutes but I'd had enough. Im very respectful of the monks as they must spend hours sat like that, whilst chanting and drumming specific rythms! It was interesting to see and was a nice experience, ...
... amp; started up into the mountains. We had wanted to take theToy Train up, but a landslide a few years back knocked part of the track out. You can still take it from about 1/2 way up, from the town of Kurseong, where we were headed.
Along the way we talked with the German girls, Kristen & Johanna. They have done extensive travel as well, were very nice, & we had some good conversations. The ride up was very steep & windy, ...
... so reserved , to see women in their sari's squatting on the roadside , slightly hidden by bushes !! I cant imagine this happening on the M5 !!!
The bus stopped a lot for the men mainly to get off and pee , most just didnt bother to go behind a hedge !
We did stop for lunch at a 'hotel'. We followed everyone in and had the usual Dal Baht , very nice and cheap . I then went to search for the ladies .....ofcourse no separate toilet just a ...
... while researching a potential hike.
After three hours of driving, we reach a border crossing where my permit is reviewed and stamped. I was within 30 minutes of arriving into Gangtok and having my lunch when something happened. The bus stopped! It stopped moving. Hours went by. We were parked on a steep hill and the bus driver was sat on a bench on the road??? What was going on? I had only half a bottle of water and zero food, thinking I would make ...