Darjeeling

Darjeeling, India

Darjeeling in early monsoon was beautiful, misty with pleasant weather - not too cold, nor too hot.

Happy Valley Tea State

Long walk to the Happy Valley Tea Estate.

Glenary restaurant Glenary view
Glenary inside

The great ambience, food, and view at Glenary's in Chauk Bazaar.

Ropeway Ropeway view
Ropeway view

Views from the Ropeway which was around 20 minutes on each side.

Mall Market Panorama view

Mall Market and Chauk Bazaar Panorama.

Preparing steam engine Steam engine

Preparing the steam engine before the start of joy ride (toy train).

Diesel toy train
Toy Train at Batasia Loop

Diesel toy train at Darjeeling station and Steam engine train at Batasia Loop where the train takes a 360-degree turn.

Thukpa

Thukpa (Tibetan noodle soup) at Kunga Restaurant.

Tea plantation

Tea plucking at a plantation, on the way to Siliguri from Darjeeling.