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gompa and Kangchendzonga

We love Darjeeling

April 13th 2012
The road from Sikkim to Darjeeling is very steep & winding. We leave Pelling on the Sikkim National Transport bus to Jorethang. There, we catch a share jeep to Darjeeling. Once we cross the border into West Bengal we climb steeply on an unpaved road. After we cross one high ridge we cross another river and begin another steep climb, this time on a paved road. Soon we are driving thru tea plan ... read more
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Indian Flag The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
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