Darjeeling, India

Exploring by bike

Cycling to Darjeeling was tough going, the hills are steep here.
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THe world famous hill train aka the toy train:
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We explored the Makubari tea plantation, home to the best tips in the world!
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Hard at work picking out stalks.
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Maintained the boiler that dries the tea.
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The nose that decides if it’s ready.
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The war memorial near Darjeeling
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Budhist monks chanting at sunrise on Tiger hill, views of Everest here too.
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Looking across the sprawling houses on the hillsides of Darjeeling at night
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Darjeeling’s fascinating night market
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