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  • In delightful repose

    In delightful repose

    With summer being at its harshest, it’s time to head to the idyllic hill resort of Darjeeling. In today’s times, high-end tourists making a dash to the Darjeeling Hills need no introduction of Cedar Inn on Jalapahar Road in the vicinity of St Paul’s School. A creation of New Delhi-based Yangdu Estates Private Limited, the …

    May 18, 2017
  • Delights of nature

    Delights of nature

    Last year, we planned a trip to Lava, Lolegaon, Rishyap and the surrounding areas, which have gained much popularity in the last few years as tourist spots. Our first destination was Lava. It is situated at an elevation of 7,700 feet, and needless to say, it was too cold. The two noteworthy spots for site-seeing …

    March 20, 2017
  • Delights of nature

    Delights of nature

    Last year, we planned a trip to Lava, Lolegaon, Rishyap and the surrounding areas, which have gained much popularity in the last few years as tourist spots. Our first destination was Lava. It is situated at an elevation of 7,700 feet, and needless to say, it was too cold. The two noteworthy spots for site-seeing …

    March 20, 2017
  • The charm of colonial glory

    The charm of colonial glory

    For those smitten by the travel bug and planning a trip to Darjeeling, there’s nothing quite as refreshing as a stay at the Windamere Hotel. Best-known as a colonial hotel nestling in the lap of the Himalayas, the luxury property offers the unparalleled ambience while making its valued guests feel at home. Windamere is not …

    March 9, 2017
  • Abode of serendipity

    Abode of serendipity

    The famed Rabindra Bhawan stands on the edge of Mongpu hill, in Darjeeling, that once had the good fortune to house one of the greatest personalities of all time: Rabindranath Tagore. One might just pass it off as an ordinary house with an normal garden. Creaking doors, rusty gates, shabby white paint, dark and gloomy …

    January 31, 2017
  • Toy train derails in Darjeeling, 5 injured

    Toy train derails in Darjeeling, 5 injured

    At least five people including the train driver received minor injuries as a toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway on Tuesday derailed at Kurseong in north West Bengal, an official said. "Total 5 persons including driver received minor injuries and shifted to Kurseong hospital," said Darjeeling District Magistrate Anurag Srivastava.  Railway managers had reached the …

    January 10, 2017