Photos from Kalimpong, 2007

I have a wonderful selection of photographs from my visit to Kalimpong and Darjeeilng in 2007 that I am eager to share!

1) Views of the hills; 2) the pigeons my family raised (my first week as a student was marked by the cooing of pigeons in the rafters of my room above the ceiling; 3) the tea kettle boiling on our gas stove; 4) houses nestled up the hill.

Important People:

1) Kailash daaju (host brother) and Monika bhauju (his wife); 2) Kabita did (my host sister); 3) Thuli aamaa (our neighbor up the hill); 4) Monika bhauju and her mum

Above are flowers from Kailash Daaju’s garden.  Many houses in Kalimpong have beautiful flower gardens, and when I asked people about them, people explained that it’s a way to beautify and care for their homes.

Darjeeling photos: Me and Tanya and a view of the hills

About Thandiwe

Hopeful cynic, creative, seriously silly, lover of people and places, hypocrite, third-culture kid, queer, life-long learner, white woman, Christ follower, outdoor enthusiast: I am a seeker of justice and truth who has re-found my spiritual home in progressive Christianity. I serve as the Associate Pastor at a small Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregation near the mountains of Colorado where I live with my beloved.
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1 Response to Photos from Kalimpong, 2007

  1. Beautiful pictures!

    Thanks for sharing! I have been reading a few of your blog posts and even shared the one about parting ways with your dear loved one with one of my good friends who soaked up the beautiful mood with me! He wrote it so well! Stay blessed.

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