Caravan stuck in jam

The Telegraph VIVEK CHHETRI Darjeeling, July 28: Cruising in a caravan to soak in the ambience of a typical hilly village is still a distant dream for travellers visiting Darjeeling despite the Union ministry of tourism unveiling plans to introduce caravan rides across India in a big way. Plans by tour operators to start the …

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Book parking space before car – Sikkim tries out novel rule to fight congestion on roads

The Telegraph BIJOY GURUNG Gangtok, July 28: Want to buy a car? Get a garage first. This is what the Sikkim transport department has told residents of the state where, as almost everywhere in India, cars parked along roads choke traffic. The department issued a notification this month making it mandatory for buyers to produce …

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Little explored Zuluk opens visitors’ vista – Sikkim hamlet woos tourists for a peep into Lakes, peaks and pass

The Telegraph AVIJIT SINHA Siliguri, July 27: Serpentine snow-strewn roads, a dazzling Kanchenjungha and its range, the historical Jelep-la leading to Tibet and a variety of flora and fauna. All these, added with consistent promotion, have led to the emergence of Zuluk as an ideal destination for tourists wanting to plunge into the nature’s lap. …

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