Sikkim

Buddha Park in Ravangla

A Winters Tale II – Pelling

Follow my journey to Pelling, as we search the ruins of the Rabdentse, once upon a time, the seat of Sikkim’s monarchs. The stunning Kanchenjunga, the beautiful landscape and the rich heritage make Pelling a paradise on Earth.

Travel creates memories that last a life time As we left the outskirts of Gangtok, we were both still immersed in thoughts of the lovely time we spent at Changu Lake On our drive to Pelling, we planned to take a longer route going through Namchi, which is renowned for its beautiful tea gardens Our driver, Vishnu, a very charming Nepali chap, made our trip to Pelling even more entertaining All through the next three days, he kept us entertained with his jolly stories I am going to leave his phone # below in the faqs, so anyone interested can contact him Temi Tea Gardens, Ravangla We reached Temi Tea Gardens at around 11 am The drive to Temi took us through lush green mountain slopes lined with ferns The beautifully landscaped and manicured

A Winters Tale – Gangtok

A trip to the enticing city of Gangtok, a unique hill resort in northeast India where the Lepchas, the Bhutias and the Nepalese share a bond deeper than blood creating a beautiful mixture of culture and history

Our tour to Gangtok starts with us landing in Kolkata Our plan was to first spend some time with my in-laws and then proceed to the misty mountains The next couple of days were a string of delectable meals and stories from yesteryear’s My sis, who lives in Kolkata, also dropped in for a get together over lunch The days passed quickly and it was time for us to leave for Bagdogra Early morning Spicejet informed us that the flight would be delayed by 3 hrs In hindsight it should have started the alarm bells ringing since lately they had been cancelling a lot of flights Even a few months back they had been one of the more dependable carriers in Indian skies As

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