The Leo Hotel & Multi-Cuisine Restaurant
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Leo Hotel & Multi-Cuisine Restaurant Gangtok
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... many small villages along the way, some of which seem to spill down into the River Teesta. Even when there are no villages anywhere nearby, there seem to be roadside vegetable stalls every now so often. In the mountains the horn is used when going around every bend, to let anyone coming the other way know that you're there.
While Siliguri is in the state of West Bengal, Gangtok is in a state called Sikkim. Sikkim used to be a ...
... in bed.
With the weather still being ****** I opted not to take part in taking a ride on the toy train, a steam train that runs a 7km route from Darjeeling to Ghoon (or Ghoom) which sits at 2438m. Those that did brave the ride saw nothing but fog and froze to death. I was disappointed to not have done it but there was not much point. Instead I took care of some business, like reporting a lost debit card (I have no idea how or when it was lost) and ...
... western toilet and it looked passable for the night , only 800 rupees , about £10.00
Their other rooms were around 2000 and 3000 rupees but we didn’t think we wanted to spend that there.
We went off to dinner at a recommended place called Glenary’s , the usual popular place frequented by westerners. It’s a lovely building and you could see how grand it would have been in the 1900’s.
Food was great , ...
... of the town, both above and below, and the far side of the valley. Heading back, we find a very rough, dirty stairway leading to the street some four floors below. This street has a parking station under the large building, and leads us to a curving ramp up to what turns out to be the main market.
We explore the market, finding a good range of fruit and veg, plus spices and lots of chilies. We see mounds of small dirty yellow and brown blocks. It ...
... moving to the wrong platform and subsequently talking to a couple of locals on the trails of Indian life. If I am to be perfectly honest, I will admit that I actually had to run for my first train in India, much to the delight of what felt like everyone in the world as eyes burned and fingers pointed at this most peculiar of sights.
Finding my carriage was easy, in fact after the rather long-winded booking procedure, every aspect of train travel ...