Pemayangtse Monastery


Pelling at heartstrings

Dense fog surrounds us as we wend our way from Gangtok to Pelling in West Sikkim. Longfu, the genial local who has been chauffeuring us for a week now across this mystical landscape, appears unperturbed…


Through the hills and valleys

During a tour of East India in November and December last year, we were accompanied by a group of about 60 enthusiastic tourists, mostly senior citizens. Although most of the places we visited were unique…