Siliguri to Mirik to Darjeeling, India
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(May - June, 2011)
Cattle market in Nepal, on the way to the Indian border.
Cow washing station.
We passed this dangerously overcrowded Ferris Wheel at a roadside amusement
Tea plantation with pink blossoms.
The lake at Mirik. There's a walking path all the way around.
Gretchen making friends with a random kitten.
Potted succulents at the nursery.
Getting water at the hand pump.
Rainbow gloves on the road.
Riding in the misty hills up to Darjeeling. It was an incredibly steep road.
The winding steep road to Darjeeling.
On a clear day you can see all the way to Bangladesh.
The road was lined with Japanese cedars.
Taking a break from the killer hills.
Exhausted by the climb.
We stopped for momos in this little town called Sukhia.
Our hotel was across the street from this colorful monastery.
The train station at Ghoom. The road on the left leads back to Mirik and the one
the right heads to Darjeeling. There's a regular train and a toy steam train.
Tim behind his bike.
Now in front.