Tuesday, June 22, 2010

The Spirit of Sikkim - 1. Highway to Monasteries


A view of the National Highway from Siliguri to Gangtok. The day we travelled it was congested due to a landslide. Landslides are quite common on this highway which is considerably narrow in most places.




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Another view of the Highway, taken from the cabin of the ropeway in Gangtok.













The Rumtek monastery












The Lingdum monastery












Little monks being instructed at the Lingdum monastery







For the full text on my Gangtok travel, please log on to: http://matheikal.wordpress.com

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