The Teesta River is the Lifeline of the Himalayan State of Sikkim in North East India.
Descending from the Lofty and Snow Capped Himalayas it merges into the Bay Of Bengal as a tributary of the Mighty River Brahmaputra.
The Icy Waters of the River Carve a way through the Himalayas as the Glaciers melt in the Summer .
Observe the Bush like Rhododendron on the banks of the Mountain Spring.
The Icy Waters surge over Rocks down the steep Himalayan Slopes.
Sharp Waterfalls form numerous tresses on the Himalayan Slopes as the Water descends to the Lower Himalayas and the foothills in West Bengal.
Observe the sharp change in the Flora in the pictures of the Higher Himalayas and Lower Himalayas.
Lush Green Forests , Banana Trees and Large Tropical Blooms ( do see a previous post titled ENORMOUS TRUMPETS) now surround the Clear Mountain Springs .
The Teesta River near Rangpo forms the Boundary between the Indian States of Sikkim and West Bengal .
The Road from Kalimpong in West Bengal and Rangpo in Sikkim virtually hugs the banks of the lifeline of Sikkim, the River Teesta.
The Emerald Green Waters of the Teesta turn a muddy brown during the Rainy Season.
Watch out for the next blog as we trace the River Teesta and the evolving Enchanting Forests along it’s banks.