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Basic Mountaineering Course experience

As I’m writing this piece, I’m trying to figure out the beginning of this. Getting a seat in Basic Mountaineering Course in any of the Institutes in India is itself a daunting task. 874 more words

Trekking And Mountaineering

Queen of the Hills

“A beautiful day shone before us with clear views across to snowy peaks…” 

Darjeeling, India


This morning we awoke to more delights! The breakfast was fantastic and the chef made it his priority to search me out at breakfast to tell me all the options I had to eat in addition to the normal omelettes and boiled eggs. 934 more words

Darjeeling

India Day 7 - Darjeeling Sunrise 7/10/16

Up at 4am (earlier actually) to go and see the sunrise over the mountains at Tiger Hill. Good thing we did leave so early, there were traffic jams getting there and up the mountain – although let’s be honest, with roads this narrow, it doesn’t take much to make a traffic jam. 1,213 more words

Trips

Darjeeling

Finally after a long gap, got a chance to visit Darjeeling, situated around 630 kms from the Kolkata city in West Bengal. Purchased tickets a day before and boarded the overnight train from Sealdah station, Kolkata. 827 more words

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