Getting away from the internet is pretty much impossible these days. And finding quiet and 'alone' time in the midst of 1.5 billion people in South Asia is not as easy as you might think.
Over our 10th Anniversary Weekend, we headed back to the nearby tourist destination of Darjeeling, where we have spent a couple other weekends away.
We timed our trip correctly to avoid the crowds, though, as busier Christmas/New Year tourist rush was over (meaning many of the shops were closed as well) AND we were in the midst of the coldest temperatures of the past 30 years.
We purposely found an out-of-the-way lodge, where we played and read in the warm sunlight,
Read by the fire,
Slept a lot under warm blankets,
Ate too much highland cheddar cheese,
And, of course, rode ponies. Rebekah rode this pony, Tikka, twice during our weekend.