Sikkim & Bhutan -3

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You can read earlier post here

We reached to Darjeeling in last post had dinner and slept for first day. Next day we wanted to do famous train of Darjeeling and roam around the city. It was raining and mountains were covered in clouds but we were not the people who rain can stop. Armed with our rain gears we stepped out for rainy morning of Darjeeling. The moment we got out it was pleasant view to see local people to going by their business. We walked towards the Railway Station and saw this

IMG_2085 I got curious to know what people were heading into and I got to know there had been a religious public meeting which a lot of people were going to attend. I decided to go in that direction for later for following two reasons: a) I was already on the way to Toy train b) This was a lot of people ( crowd) which I am not a fan So we kept walking towards the railway station of Darjeeling. While watching people and their colourful umbrellas and queues of them in a humours way, we reached the station and enquired about the Toy Train. We got the tickets for trip starting in 20 minutes. Excited, we started observing the station and these are few things we could capture. IMG_2087 IMG_2099 IMG_2088 IMG_2096 In mean time the train arrived. While we were trying to figure out the coach number for us the TTE told us to board any one and take any seat as there won’t be many passengers. I marvelled on the size of the coaches, these are too small for people who see Indian Railway normal coaches (A, B, C, S & Gen Class ). I liked seats in the coaches and windows. Below you can have a look at the passenger and the coach. IMG_4394 The trip start from Darjeeling Station and takes you to through the city and move towards Ghoom Station which is seven kms away. On the way you find this Loop which is called Batasia Loop which is a beautiful garden place having a Martyr Memorial as well.

IMG_2090 We deboarded the “Joy Ride” train for a while and roamed around Ghoom Station , You can go and see the museum there. We chose not to see the museum and rather savour the atmosphere and the scenario. After 10 minutes we started journey back to Darjeeling in same train. To reach the Darjeeling back by afternoon.

Enjoy the post till this moment. I will post remaining day in next post.

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5 thoughts on “Sikkim & Bhutan -3

  1. I’ve been to darjeeling in month of july and the temperature that time was quite similar to our delhi December’s ..Did you experience the same? and did you got the chance to see sunrise on tiger hill?

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