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Darjeeling

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Darjeeling is one of the most spectacular hill resorts in the world. Situated at the altitude of 2134 m above the sea level it is called The Queen of hill stations. Darjeeling overlooks the Kanchenjunga - India's highest and the world's third-highest mountain. Darjeeling's tea plantations produce nowadays about 25% of all India's tea.

The Queen of hill stations - Darjeeling, at dusk
A view of the Kanchenjunga - India's highest and the world's third-highest mountain
A street in Darjeeling
Street stands in Darjeeling
Chowrasta - the main square of Darjeeling
A tailor's stand at one of the streets of Darjeeling
Share jeeps are the most convenient mean of transport around Darjeeling
If you ever thought you had a hard job...
Anita and Kruger with the Kanchenjunga in the back
The Kanchenjunga - India's highest and the world's third-highest mountain
Super Fine Tippy Golden Flowery Orange Pekoe One - the essence of Darjeeling tea plantations
Happy Valley Tea Estate - a tea processing factory
Darjeeling produces about 25% of India's tea
Darjeeling tea plantations
Kruger walking the Darjeeling tea plantations - watch out for (e)snakes! :)
Tea pluckers at work
A path through a Darjeeling tea plantation
Nepali tea plucker at work, Darjeeling
Tea pluckers at work at tea plantations of Darjeeling. A man with an umbrella is a supervisor
Tea patterns
Nepali tea plucker at work, Darjeeling
A path through a Darjeeling tea plantation
Tea pluckers at tea plantations of Darjeeling
A tea plucker hiding from the sun at tea plantations of Darjeeling
Entering a tea plantation
Local lady explaining the secrets of the tea
Various assortments of tea
A street kitchen and... Darjeeling Rule of the Road!
Carriers in the streets of Darjeeling
Carriers in the streets of Darjeeling
Local woman roasting corn on the cob
Taking a share jeep at Siliguri
The Toy Train (officially called: the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway)
Entrance to the temple at the Observatory Hill
Prayer flags at the temple at the Observatory Hill
A view of the Druk Sangak Choling Gompa, a Buddhist monastery
The Druk Sangak Choling Gompa, a Buddhist monastery
Buddhist monks at the Druk Sangak Choling Gompa
Buddhist monks operating the large prayer wheels at the Druk Sangak Choling Gompa near Darjeeling
Kruger speaking with a Buddhist monk at the Druk Sangak Choling Gompa
A human expression on the monkey's face

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