Category Archives: Bhutan and India

Port Blair, Andaman Islands Hotel and Restaurant Reviews

Hotel Shompen The Hotel Shompen provides perfectly adequate accommodations. It is basic to the nth degree. The only problem is the lack of fire exits. Our room was located about as far away from the main stairs as could be … Continue reading

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Coming Soon………Photos

Murray and I brought home 3,800 pictures between the two of us.  Murray is working diligently paring the 3,800 down to about 1,000.  He is about 2/3 of the way through. Once we get the 1,000, we will do another … Continue reading

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Bhutan Hotel Reviews

Hotel Druk, Phuentsholing Hotel Druk in Phuentsholing was a very classy place and it set a high standard. The reception staff was efficient, if a little bit formal, but nice enough. The room was well maintained and immaculate. The beds … Continue reading

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Kalimpong Hotel and Restaurant Reviews

Windsongs We found Windsongs on the internet before we left for India. It looked and sounded interesting, so we contacted them and ended up prebooking the room. The rate was $60 per night for one of the 2 rooms, a bit … Continue reading

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Darjeeling Hotel and Restaurant Reviews

Dekeling Hotel The Dekeling Hotel is a simple hotel and it seems like it is half way between a home stay and a hostel.  The hotel is centrally located and most of the things you would care to do are … Continue reading

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Debbie’s Clothing Comments

I learn more and more about the clothing in my suitcase every time we go on a trip. Here are some comments from our trip to India and Bhutan. I took 2 pair of pants – one linen and one … Continue reading

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Jet Lag

It is the start of another bleary eyed day. The last 2 days have been brutal trying to switch our bodily clocks around. I wake up at 3:30 am starving. I need an afternoon nap, but if I nap I … Continue reading

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Bed Bugs

While we were in the Andaman Islands, we got introduced to bed bugs.  Not something that I would wish for. I was the one being bitten, they didn’t seem to like Murray. The bites weren’t numerous, but 3 of the … Continue reading

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A Continuous Journey Home

FRIDAY….Turned on the TV in the room, in Port Blair, this morning and found game 6 of the World Series.  We both were sitting on the edge of our seats watching the intense game. The game had just tied up … Continue reading

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India by the Numbers

22 dogs in Chowrasta Square, Darjeeling at the same time while we took a break there 98 steps up from street level to our room in the Dekeling Hotel, Darjeeling Rs 25 for a 2 litre bottle of water (55 … Continue reading

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