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A day in Gangtok

Posted: 30 Apr 2016 06:36 AM PDT

Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim. At around 5,500 feet it is a pleasant hill station. It resembles the hill station of Ooty in some aspects but much cleaner than the southern one.

In our trip to Sikkim, we had a day to spare before we headed to northern part of Sikkim. There are some good place to visit in Gangtok.

Hanuman Tok
At 7,200 feet it is one of the highest point in Gangtok. A slight detour on Gangtok Nathula road is needed to reach this place. There is a small temple dedicated to Hanuman which is maintained by Indian Army. One can view Kanchenjunga if weather is clear. April is not a great time for views as the haze normally obstructs the view during the day.

Ganesh Tok
Place near to Ganesh Tok. The viewpoint provides nice views of Gangtok.

At Ganesh Tok, the traditional dresses are rented out. Tanu and Chaya decided to wear it for photo op!! Here is the photo of Tanu.

Tashi view point
Another beautiful view point that provides a great view of Kanchenjunga on a clear day. All we could were the nearby hills as the haze did not provide a view of the snow capped mountains.

There was a falls nearby called "Lhasa falls" and also a small botanical garden. The water in the falls was very nice while I managed to take a snap of Grey Bushchat at Botanical garden.

Banjhkari falls
This is a beautiful waterfalls on the way to Lingdum monastery. We had to walk a short distance to reach the base of the waterfall. It was a good place to get into water and relax. 

Paragliding is a popular adventure activity here. There are many adventure companies who have set up their base near this area.

Lingdum monastery (Ranka Monastery)
There are two main monasteries near Gangtok. Rumtek and Lingdum monastery. Rumtek is a old monastery and requires a climb while Lingdum is a new one.

This is the view of Gangtok seen on the way to Lingdum monastery.

MG Marg

Like many towns and cities, MG road is the most happening place in Gangtok. Since only pedestrians are allowed on this street, it gives a nice experience. It is a upmarket place with all modern building and branded shops. There are good restaurants where we tried few local stuff!! A nice place to hangout in the evening.

Slow Food Italian Restaurant Spiga D'oro, Boortmeerbeek

Spiga D'Oro is one of the best Italian restaurants we have ever visited and will certainly return here. They work with fresh products and hold on to Italian traditions. The owners lead the kitchen as well as the restaurant. You can feel the passion for their products and wine. It is a family business with a big heart.

We went to the restaurant with friends and selected the following from the menu: scallops, King Crab tartare with tomato, an Italian meat preparation and a beef tartare. These were the starters. As a main course we went for the deer and shrimp pasta. We had a great evening.

Spiga D'Oro is één van de beste Italiaanse restaurants dat we ooit hebben geprobeerd en komen hier zeker terug. Men werkt enkel met verse producten en houdt vast aan Italiaanse tradities. De eigenaars leiden zowel de keuken als de zaal. Je kan de passie voor hun product en wijn voelen. Een familiezaak met een groot hart. 

We bezochten het restaurant met vrienden en kozen het volgende uit het menu: St. Jacobsnoten, Koningskrabtartaar met tomaten, een Italiaanse vleesschotel en rundstartaar. Dit waren onze voorgerechten. Als hoofdgerecht kozen we voor het hert en een garnalenpasta. Wat een gezellige avond. 
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My ex-college and friend invited me on a trip to the valley OLTEDAL, less than an hours drive from Stavanger.
Do you see the "HOLLYWOOD sign" up in the mountains she asked, and pointed out of the car window.... And yes, there was a feeling of being in America when I saw the sign with the name Oltedal up there :)

We went to LAFTHUSET , a cosy place where they are selling all you need for hand knitting, and also machine knitted garments, from the local factory.

Lafthuset is on fb.

Friendly and helpful people working there.

It is also a place where you can have something to eat, and I noticed that they had quite a lot of things that would have been perfect as gifts, including some very good bargains up on the first floor.

They have some guided group tours coming in , tourists from cruise ships etc. But mainly customers from the nearby area, and if you live in Norway they send off things you can order.

France, Sweden and Denmark have agents who work for them too.

My friend told me that she had been there on knitting events in the evenings, and lots of people had  turned up from much further away than Stavanger.

It is OPEN every day!

Here you see HEGE and MARIANNE holding a jumper with a Setesdal design.
It is produced in Oltedal and has a typical Norwegian style.

This is A GIVEAWAY that you can win!

The only thing you have to do is to leave at least one comment over the next 7 days, and finish with (Y) -(so I can see YES, then I know that you want to take part in the draw next Saturday.)

The "Giveaway" is the beautiful, nice and warm wool sweater shown in the picture. (The size is Large.)

You will find FREE KNITTING PATTERNS in English, Swedish and Danish (up to pattern number 1504), on their web page.
If you go for instance to number 1404, you can download and find the same pattern that is on the sweater.

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A sad day today.

Around lunch time today, a helicopter from one of the oil platforms, on it's way back to the mainland suddenly exploded, and 13 people were missing.
One British, one Italian, the 11 others were all Norwegians. It happened just outside Bergen.
People living nearby heard and witnessed what was going on. Rescue teams arrived quickly, they have found 11 bodies so far.

It is 40 years since there has been an accidents like this involving a helicopter here in Norway.
Most of us who live here in Norway know someone working offshore.....

I passed the company building here tonight, and they were flying the Norwegian flag at half mast after this tragic incident.

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