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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



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


Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park at Darjeeling... Darjeeling 3

After a short tour to HMI we finally entered the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, the largest high-altitude zoo in India. We started by exploring the bird cages that had lots of Golden, Kalij and Silver Pheasants, Blue Gold Macaw, Red-eyed Cockatoo, Parrots / Parakeet, Gray Peacock, Himalayan Monal, Hill Myna and many more beautiful birds. 215 more words

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Darling Darjeeling

Of course the title is cheesy but isn’t Darjeeling like THE honeymoon destination in India? And I totally get it. The mist, the hills, fresh air and winding roads make for some really cozy moments. 747 more words