Darjeeling – Hillside Stations, Himalayan Views, and Toy Trains

Darjeeling was my next destination. Google said 12 hours, the locals said two days!! I departed Kolkata at 5.30am the morning after getting Boris out of customs. I wanted to get an early start and get some miles under my belt. Plus I had no idea what to expect from the roads. Exiting across the Kone bridge gave me a fantastic farewell view out over the city and then Kolkata was gone. The highway north was in great shape as I made good...

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