Tag: Monastery

The Monasteries of Ghum

The Monasteries of Ghum

During our visit to Darjeeling last year we made a trip to its neighboring village, Ghum. This small rustic village is not only famous as the India’s Highest Railway station but also is home for some very ancient Buddhist monasteries. On our way from Bagdogra […]

A sojourn in Darjeeling

A sojourn in Darjeeling

The small town of Darjeeling located at the Eastern Himalayan Range at a height of 6710ft. is a perfect summer retreat far away from the bustling city life. Breath-taking sunrise with perfect scenic valleys, amazing weather, the walk through the old colonial structure and the […]

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway experience

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway experience

Ghum, a small village in the Darjeeling Himalayan region is about 6km from the Darjeeling town. Even though trip to Ghum is always combined with Darjeeling, it has its own fair share of tourist attractions with its historic monasteries and hilltops offering scenic views. Ghum […]

The Tian Tan Buddha and the Po Lin Monestary, Hong Kong

The Tian Tan Buddha and the Po Lin Monestary, Hong Kong

The Tian Tan Buddha or famously known as the Big Buddha and the Po Lin Monastery is located in the beautiful Ngong Ping Village at Lantau island. In order to get to this village you need to take a bus/ cable car from Tung Chung […]


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