Darjeeling and Kurseong

We’ve spent the past week in the Himalayan foothills drinking world famous Darjeeling tea.  We visited tea plantations, ate at nice cafes and took some beautiful walks along the hillsides.  We had a nice hotel room with windows on two sides from which we could see the tea valley and Khangchendzonga, the third highest peak in the world.  Even though our hotel offered hot water and a hot water bottle at night, the lack of central heating and low temperatures eventually drove us out.  We are now on our way to Assam.