Travel in India

Travel in India and eating in India. From Southern Kolkata to the Himalayan mountains of Sikkim. New Tourism, Culture, Lifestyle and Boutique Travel. Independent Guide to Travel in India.

Tibetan Monks, Enchey Monastery Gangtok, Sikkim Tibetan Monasteries

The Roads to Tibet

My interest in travel to Tibet is not so much for the tourist stops in Lhasa, or even in the surrounding autonomous region itself. But more for the journey through the remote regions of the Himalayas and the mysterious Roof of the World. A region which is still somewhat contentious in parts, with 4 bordering …

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Temi Tea Gardens, Gangtok, Sikkim, Travel in Indian Himalayas, Asia

Tea Plantations in Asia

Being British in Asia I have developed an unexpected fascination and sentiment for colonial British hill towns in the region. These quaint British settlements first came about during the old colonial trade routes and with their remote locations often feel timeless with British tradition, architecture, agriculture and, with many, tea cultivation. The original purpose for many hill towns …

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Gray Langur Eating Banana, Where to Find Monkeys in Southeast Asia?

Monkeys in Southeast Asia

Please don’t encourage cruelty at monkey tourist attractions truth is you will find endless opportunities to meet real wild monkeys, living their normal monkey lives in Southeast Asia. Monkeys found almost everywhere in the region. Monkeys which we have taken for granted while living here. It wasn’t until recent chit-chat with an Argentinian traveller did we realise this. …

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