import Media from './components/media'; import { Gallery } from './components/wrappers';

“Gangtok, a collection of wooden stalls, Marwari shops and a few stone-built houses, numbers some two thousand in habitants. Its only sights are the Royal Palace, rebuilt a few decades ago; the villa-like Residency of the political officer; and the lama temple, situated in the immediate vicinity of the royal dwelling.”

[Nebesky-Wojkowitz, René von. 1957a. Where the Gods Are Mountains: Three Years among the People of the Himalayas. Translated by Michael Bullock. New York: Reynal and Company, 127]

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