Posts Tagged "Sikkim"

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[India] Pelling – Hee Bermiok

Before heading out for the day, i woke up early again for sunrise, something which I can’t get tired of watching. The more I see it, the more it’s etched into my memory on how breathtaking the Himalayan mountains are. […]

[India] Polestar Primary School – part 2

The younger kids sat under the newly built awning outside, while the older students were downstairs in the dark rooms. It was only when the sun shone through the windows could they see their work clearly. Once the sun moved, […]

[India] Polestar English School – part 1

I haven’t finish the stories from Sikkim – India, so i’m going to backtrack a bit and continue where I left off. From the last Sikkim post, I wrote about our upcoming trip to Polestar English School. We were told […]

[India] Morning walk to Pemayangtse Monastery

[If you just want to see the photos in full, click any of the pictures below to activate the lightbox.] I woke up at before dawn to watch the sun rise and hit the peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga. I was […]

[India] Neora Valley – Pelling, Sikkim

After a wonderful day at Kolbung Primary School, we had to move off early in order to get to Pelling at dusk. After our morning tea call and a puffy potato paratha breakfast, we left behind the beautiful village and […]

[India] Elgin Mount Pandim – Pelling Hotel

The Elgin Mount Pandim is a heritage hotel set on eight acres of virgin forest and gardens. It’s first owners were the royal family of Sikkim. It’s just a a short walk to the 300-year old Pemayangtse monastery. Each of […]

Buying trekking/hiking socks & gloves

Besides buying a good pair of trekking shoes,I would suggest you invest in a good pair of socks. Don’t overlook this because it’s crucial to comfort and injury protection. You COULD buy the $1 cotton pasar malam ones, but don’t […]

How to buy hiking or trekking shoes?

I’ve seen it too many times, the question about what type of shoes you should be wearing to go trekking or what did I use when I went to Nepal and Sikkim. When I bought my first pair of hiking […]

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