Dhirdam Temple was build in style similar to famous Pashupatinath temple from Kathmandu, Nepal. Here are my pictures from Darjeeling
The third highest mountain in the world: Kanchenjunga or Kangchenjunga is situated on the India – Nepal border. More info about this majestic mountain and its massif you can find in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangchenjunga
Here are my picture taken from Darjeeling and Tiger Hill near Darjeeling:
You can find more info at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute website: http://www.himalayanmountaineeringinstitute.com/
This is small monastery of Gelugpa school of Tibetan Buddhism situated near Batista Loop in Ghoom area of Darjeeling.
Kalimpong is located near Darjeeling in Lesser Himalayas and belongs to Indian state of West Bengal. Local flower plantations are famous in all India.
This Japanese Peace Pagoda was inaugurated in 1992. 28,5 meters high structure was build under the guidance of Nichidatsu Fujii founder of the Nipponzan-My?h?ji Buddhist Order. It is provided for a focus for people of all races and creeds to help unite them in their search for world peace. Stone bass-reliefs and golden statues shows important events from Buddha Gautama life.
The champagne of all teas – Darjeeling. Due to moist, Himalayan weather local estates produce the most gourmet kind of this drink.
If you want to get some more information about Darjeeling tea feel free to ask Mr Benoy Thapa at http://www.thunderbolttea.com/