The Sidlon Residency
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... Junction. Its a place where you get buses, cars, jeeps for almost all places connected to siliguri. You might end up with a better deal to Gangtok(Might be an AC bus at just 210 INR).
Well, we took a Non-AC bus, due to mismatched timing, that cost just 130 INR each. But the journey was fine. We reached Gangtok at 1pm.
After having a quick refreshment in the hotel, we headed for planning the next days.
We met ...
... So we got a shared taxi back to Darjeeling for 20 rupees each!
Good food and footy in a local bar when we got back before an early night. Well, we had expected to be very tired from our walk so we had planned an early night and a lie-in; it seemed a shame to change such a pleasant plan just because we weren't tired! The early night worked a treat but the lie-in not so. The honking started at 5.20am and we have a pigeon nesting right outside our room who ...
... momo's despite mine looking very sad compared to theirs.
I visited the factory where all the tea leaves are processed. I learnt all about the four types of teas processed at Makaibari - Black Tea, Silver Tip Tea, Green Tea and White Tea. Although certain types of tea ...
... or food joints open and nothing to do in the very wild west looking town we joined them. 5 lucky tourists asked the police to take them. We were all jealous when they took off and very surprised when they came back too. Apparently the police thought they wanted the airport and had bought then back when they had realised the mistake! At 5 pm one bus was running for us so we all squished in for an hour and headed to Lumbini. It took 4 full days but we finally made it! What a ...
... 8230;.We spend a bit of money buying other things as well, the feeling is good. I go into another store and look, these ones are all expensive and the shop keeper explains there are a lot of frauds around like plastic ones. I go hmm and feel the ones I have. Back to the original guy I go… "are these plastic" I ask… "No” he answers and gets a match out and proceeds to show me they don’t melt. I thank him and apologize for doubting him. Back to the ...