Darjeeling – The Queen of Hills

by Jun 28, 2015Darjeeling, West Bengal

The name ‘Darjeeling’ came from the Tibetan words, ‘dorje’ meaning thunderbolt (originally the scepter of Indra) and ling’ a place or land, hence ‘The land of the thunderbolt’.

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