Darjeeling is home to the affectionately known ‘Toy Train’. Officially known as the DHR (Darjeeling Himalayas Railway), the Toy train is a quintessential part of Darjeeling’s history. Since 1999 it’s been listed as a prestigious UNESCO world heritage site. Riding the toy train has now become an essential part of a visit to Darjeeling.
We’ve compiled 25 of our favourite pictures of 2011 for you to enjoy. It was hard not to include more, but these are our absolute favourites. Taken mainly through Asia, they sum-up our first year of travelling nicely. We hope you like them as much as we do!
Compiling a Top 10 best things to do in South East Asia list is no mean-feat. Top 50 best things is more realistic! One of the premier backpacker destinations, south east Asia is best known for it’s diversity, ease of travel and sheer amount of amazing things to see and do.
Some of these 8 essential items may seem obvious. But they will be genuinely helpful and will make your life easier and more comfortable when the situation arises for their usefulness.