Teen Taley Resort
Travel Blogs from Gangtok
... and a quick stop for a photo of us with some local army men. We also stopped by some beautiful waterfalls during our drive.
We went to some hindu temples, including Hanuman Tok and Durga Tok. Hanuman is the monkey god, and Durga the tiger or lion goddess (the cat changes depending on who you speak to). The clouds began to settle in and seemed to envelope the whole hill within it. We couldn't see the beautiful view anymore, but we still enjoyed being in ...
... he was describing – the people who would transport us across India – they weren’t even his relatives at all! In fact, it was quite possible he had never met them.
"Maybe you are paying meals for Uncle and Uncle Daughter?” In Pema’s mind, we had already agreed to\welcome his uncle’s-daughter-who-wasn’t -actually-his-cousin into the van and it was time to move on to the next strategy to separate us from our money.
... so please I didn't talk anyone into meeting me here. I
still just feel like sleeping. The driver turned around and went straight down the mountain again after he dropped me off! They are made from different stuff to us. I met a Nepalese man in Kathmandu who said he was in Darjeeling last week, he said it is really beautiful. He didn't mention the 4 hours straight up the mountain, nor the monsoon rains. I think he even went on the ...
... it’s right next to my head and the walls are super thin.’
Indian man, ‘No it is not possible.’ (he said this whilst smirking)
Annabelle, ‘What do you mean?’ (she initially thought he was joking)
Indian man, ‘You’re not in Europe now, this in India’ (in a very obnoxious tone)
Then he walked off mumbling to himself and his wife jumped in saying they were going to ...
... the clouds move enough so we can just see the peaks, particularly the reputedly most beautiful peak, west of Kanchenjunga, but the view is nowhere near as clear as our view out of our bedroom window yesterday! We take a lot of photos of the peaks, and back into the valley. While we are waiting, our guide digs up some red, fluted bulbs which he says is cardamom. The pulp is sweetish, but the seeds have a very distinct Vicks Vaporub taste. Further along the road, ...
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