Tag Archives: Gangtok

Gangtok, April 12, 2009 – Day 2 – On The Train to Kolkata

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 1 – Day 3 I suppose it is the uncomfortable berths but I always wake up very early in trains. The fact that most people are asleep and I can brush my teeth without cheerleaders also seems important somehow. Anyway, here I am, up nice and early, teeth… Read More »

Gangkot, April 11 2009 – Day 1 – On the Way to Gangtok

On The Way to Gangtok, April 11, 2009, 5.15 pm Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 2 Padmaja, Durgesh Nandini (Mamli), Jyotiraditya (Bablu) and I are sitting in the 2nd AC coach of Falaknuma Express on our way to Calcutta. The train left Secunderabad Station at 4.00 pm. We will arrive tomorrow evening about… Read More »

Photographs of our Gangtok Trip – April 2009

I took more than 2200 phhotographs using my Cannon PowerShot A80 digital camera, Sony Ericsson P1i mobile phone and Olympus IS10 SLR. I have posted most of the photos from the digital camera to our online photo gallery, Mo Chitra. Photos of Gangtok Visit, Summer of 2009. Here are a few samples…

Summer Break – Kolkata!

April 19, Day 9, 11.00 pm I am lying in my second AC bunk on Howrah Puri Express enroute to Bhubaneswar from Kolkata. We arrived in Kolkata early this morning from New Jalpaiguri, returning from our visit to Gangtok. Mandal-da, my uncle’s driver was waiting at Sealdha station and took us to my uncle’s flat… Read More »

Gangtok Trip – Day 8 – Return To The Plains Of Bengal

April 18 – Day 8 – The Return to the Plains Today we return to the heat, dust & polution of the plains. Gangtok was pollution free most of the time. We had asked the travel agent in Siliguri who had rented us the cab on the journey from Siliguri to Gangtok to send us… Read More »