Darjeeling - Places of Interest

With snow-capped mountains mulling silently under an azure blue sky as trails of smoke from chimneys waft thoughtfully into the cool mountain air, Darjeeling is the biggest drawcard of West Bengal, and rightly so! http://www.traveltodarjeeling.com/
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The #ToyTrain of Darjeeling was an engineering ingenuity. The train passes through dense forest and it chugs along the hill slopes and at places where a clear path is not available. The climb is through reverse and loops. There are 5 such reverses, 3 loops, the most famous being the BATASIA LOOP between Ghum and Darjeeling.

The #ToyTrain of Darjeeling was an engineering ingenuity. The train passes through dense forest and it chugs along the hill slopes and at places where a clear path is not available. The climb is through reverse and loops. There are 5 such reverses, 3 loops, the most famous being the BATASIA LOOP between Ghum and Darjeeling.

Normal sights in the hills of Darjeeling includes roads dotted with Buddhist prayer-flags.

Normal sights in the hills of Darjeeling includes roads dotted with Buddhist prayer-flags.

A prayer flag on the mast, this type is mostly used in homes/houses (domestic).

A prayer flag on the mast, this type is mostly used in homes/houses (domestic).

Idyllic Rural Life

Small Cottages, Darjeeling, Trekking, India

Firewood Pile - widely used in the rural places

Firewood Pile - widely used in the rural places

Living Beside the Mountains... Mt Kanchendzonga in the horizon

Living Beside the Mountains. Mt Kanchendzonga in the horizon

Moods of Nature - The burnt silver oak forest along the Sandakphu - Phalut trek route, provides a dramatic and beautiful panorama.

Moods of Nature - The burnt silver oak forest along the Sandakphu - Phalut trek route, provides a dramatic and beautiful panorama.

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