Sikkim Tour Diary – Part 3 – Banjhakri

A visit to North East India is incomplete without understanding the roots of the society there. A classic example is the life of Banjhakris in Sikkim & Nepal region – the super natural “shamans’ of the forest. Here is what I learnt near a water falls which is an hour’s drive from Gangtok

Life is Colorful – 4

Happy New Year.

Life is indeed colorful. All you have to do is just travel and explore. Here is what I found in Sikkim, the land of Lepchas, the tiny Indian State bordering Bhutan, Tibet & Nepal – “A mystical wonderland of spectacular natural beauty with the heady scent of flower-bedecked meadows, the vibrant culture, the infinite variety of its flora and fauna”.

Lush and thick forests, flush with blooms of exotic flora, hilly expanses embellished by Sikkim’s two main rivers, the Teesta and the Rangeet, the picturesque villages, hot springs and waterfalls – just an amazing hill state.

This is the first part of the Series of blogs from me on Sikkim