Tag Archives: Sikhim

Gangtok, April 14, 2009 – Day 4 – Gangtok!

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 3 – Day 5 Last Leg, Silliguri To Gangtok, April 14, Day 4, 10.30 am We left Kolkata by Darjeeling Express, leaving Sealdah station at 10.05 pm. Did some shopping at Shree Leathers, Lindsay Street and the footpaths of Esplanade. The train was a hour late, arriving in… Read More »

Gangtok, April 18, 2009 – Day 8 – Return To The Plains Of Bengal

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 7 – Day 9 Today we return to the heat, dust & pollution of the plains of Bengal. Gangtok was pollution free most of the time. We had asked the travel agent in Silliguri who had rented us the cab on the journey from Silliguri to Gangtok to… Read More »

Gangtok, April 17, 2009 – Day 7 – Walking in Gangtok

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 6 – Day 8 Today, the last day of our 3 full days in Gangtok, we had kept aside for the city of Gangtok itself. We haven’t seen the Flower Exhibition, the Handicrafts and Handloom Museum and a few other places. We had a leisurely breakfast in the… Read More »

Gangtok, April 16, 2009 – Day 6 – Tsomogo Lake

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 5 – Day 7 This post is being typed on my Sony Ericsson P1i while we are on our way to Tsomgo Lake, at a height of 12000 feet above sea level. And I still have a BSNL mobile signal! We left for Tsomgo Lake a little later… Read More »

Gangtok, April 13, 2009 – Day 3 – Kolkata

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 2 – Day 4 Falaknuma Express arrived on time at Howrah (Kolkata). My uncle’s driver, Mandal-da, was there to pick us up and we drove across the old Howrah bridge to Park Street where my uncle and aunt have a flat. I had saved my previous two emailed… Read More »