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Sep 1, 2014 - The Business School for mission.

The Business School for Mission is conducted over a period of four weeks in Pedong, West Bengal, India. It is run by the Indian faculty. The Australian team consisting of David, Chris, Martin, Dario and Pamela conducted the last week of the school. David W. joined us for the graduation and then our trip to Patna, Bihar. The students worked very hard for the four week course and had their graduation at the end of it. It was a tremendous time and very worthwhile.

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May 21, 2009 - Drive through West Bengal Dooars & Jeep Safari in Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary

This morning we took a rustic bus from Kalimpong that was heading to Jaigon, the Indian city that borders the Bhutanese border town of Phuentsholing. However, we did not to proceed all the way to Jaigon today. Rather, we are taking a breather here at the Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in an area known as the Dooars before we continue on to Jaigon the day after tomorrow to cross the border there over into Bhutan. The Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary is renown as one of the best places in India to spot the rare one horned rhinoceros on safari, and...

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May 20, 2009 - Checking Out Kalimpong

It is 9 o'clock in the evening, and i'm writing this entry from the comfort of the reading room at our hotel here in Kalimpong, the Holumba Haven. Tomorrow morning we are taking a bus through West Bengal toward Bhutan, and expect to stop off en route for a two night stay at one of several wildlife sanctuaries located between here and the Bhutanese border town of Phuentsholing. This is therefore our last night here. We spent today in Kalimpong. Kalimpong is a pleasant town, although there is not really a lot to do here. We spent a few hours...

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May 19, 2009 - Journey from Yuksom to Kalimpong in West Bengal

Today we left Yuksom at 6:30 a.m. for Jorathang, a popular transit hub in Sikkim, in a shared jeep taxi with about 8 other passengers - local residents, two Canadians and a Czech. We arrived in Jorathang at around 9:15 a.m., and quickly bought tickets for another jeep taxi to Kalimpong, across the state border in West Bengal. The transfer proceeded so smoothly that I barely had time to wolf down the vegetable momos I had purchased from a food stand behind the ticket office before we left in the jeep taxi for Kalimpong. The entire drive...

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