Tag: West Bengal
Tea anyone? Darjeeling tea?
Day 14: After a wonderful morning of classes we board jeeps and head off to the Happy Valley tea estate. A half hour later, after making our way through narrow streets, alleyways and cliffside roads we pull up on this estate. A guide takes us on an informative tour of how the tea leaves are…Read More
Tibetan Refugee Self Help Centre, Darjeeling, India
Darjeeling, like many other places in India, has played host to the hundreds of thousands of Tibetans that have escaped China ruling Tibet. Here, during our spiritual adventure in the Himalayas later this month, we will visit the Tibetan Refugee Self-Help Centre and meet some amazing Tibetans who...Read More
The road to Darjeeling, tea heaven in the Himalayas.
Draped like a green velvet over a steep Himalayan mountain ridge Darjeeling is covered with lush forests and endless tea plantations. The small town Darjeeling is densely packed with endless shops and its catacomb of narrow roads provide a maze to explore this hill station. Once you’ve drag...Read More