Perched atop the Observatory Hill in Darjeeling is an age old Temple dedicated to Mahakal or Lord Shiva. A ten-minute walk towards the right side of the Mall Road will lead you to this temple, which is also a vantage point for a 360-degree view of the entire city as well as the adjacent mountain ranges.
Revisiting places is like meeting a certain part of you, that you left behind in the places you fell in love with.
Darjeeling is a quaint hill station in the lap of Eastern Himalayas in India. Previously a part of Sikkim, Darjeeling was given to the East India Company as a gift from the king of Sikkim in the year 1835. Apparently, Lt. General Lloyd identified the potential of Darjeeling to be turned into a British sanatorium.
Gairkata is the perfect concoction of wilderness, beauty, greenery, bliss and tea. Gairkata is not a commercialized tourist location but has the necessary elements to attract travelers. If you love solitude and want to contemplate life in absolute serenity, then Gairkata will not disappoint you.
By now most of us know that Bhutan, is the only country in the world where every individual’s well being is considered as a measure of the nation’s development, and what an amazing concept it is! There’s a lot we can learn from this kingdom and take back, and such is the benevolence of Bhutan, for all it asks you in return is to keep it clean and beautiful.
There’s a thing about mountains and rivers, they both compliment as well as complete each other, and the beauty of the mountains get accentuated by the splendor of the rivers. The mountains are and have been in the same place, aging and seeing life as and when it comes, they signify strength and endurance, to be rooted in the most difficult times and a river on the other hand has been flowing constantly, through hurdles, cutting through rocks, gathering as well as leaving behind so much.
Bollywood has fired up the wanderlust long hidden in many people. Lets explore how some heroines are giving us major travel goals.