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Trip: Darjeeling

There are [5] stories from my trip: Darjeeling


Happy Birthday to Me

INDIA | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Views [620]

Well, I decided to give myself a really good present, Permission to Head west! Well, the time has just flown by and, tick-tock... Can't hide my joy and ear to ear smile with thoughts of getting out of Darjeeling. This place has rubbed me the wrong way ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


Rumtek, Ah!

INDIA | Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Views [863] | Comments [1]

I am back in rainy Darjeeling after 3 days in Sikkim visiting Rumtek Monastery. Sikkim is a tiny state (Isolated Buddhist Kingdom until annexed by India in 1975) that lies just south of Tibet and in between Nepal to the West and Bhutan to the ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


What I miss most about home

INDIA | Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | Views [3140] | Comments [1]

Well it has taken me some time (a few weeks) to feel settled here in Darjeeling. Now it all seems bearable and at the same time I really don't like it here. The hours without electricity, the rain and cold, the no running water, instant coffee, bathing ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Gallery: Darjeeling/Sikkim

INDIA | Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Back in Time

INDIA | Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | Views [1010] | Comments [1]

I have arrived in Darjeeling! Much to my delight it is raining hard and freezing cold. This place is much higher up than I thought. It seems like the entire town is built up like a spiral, so you can either walk up a very steep road or stairs up/down ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures