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Postcards from a drive: Darjeeling to Gangtok

The drive from Darjeeling to Gangtok takes you from the Indian state of West Bengal to Sikkim. On the way, there are Hindu temples on the side of the road: Gorgeous tea plantations with shimmering light green leaves ready to be plucked as first flush tea: A Buddhist site filled with prayer flags: Shops selling […]

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Postcards from Darjeeling

It’s misty in Darjeeling. But the endless pots of Darjeeling tea more than make up for missing the view of the Himalayas.

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Postcards from a drive: Bagdogra to Darjeeling

The 96 km drive takes about 3 hours and goes up to an elevation of 2050m.

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