Alka The Lake Side Hotel

Address: The Mall, Nainital., Nainital, Uttarakhand, 263002, India | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on The Mall, Nainital., Nainital, is near Naini Lake, Nainital Hill Station, Nanitaal, and Sonapani Himalayan Village.
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      The Tailor of Dhikuli

      A travel blog entry by davebythesea on Nov 15, 2014

      5 comments, 2 photos

      ... of banana and bamboo cloth were now brought for us to inspect, and a sober grey bamboo, was selected with much vociferous agreement by all parties.

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      Riverview Retreat

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      7 comments, 26 photos

      We were sad to leave Padmini and her lovely family and home at the Retreat, Bhimtal, but time had moved on and we were ready for the next stage of our adventure. Paddy had arranged a car for us for our drive to Dhikuli. We had chosen the longer six-hour drive through the mountains rather than the shorter route from Nainital to Ramnagar. The road might have been slow and full of hairpin bends, but it was wonderfully wild and forested country with occasional glimpses of the ...

      The Lakes of Nainital

      A travel blog entry by davebythesea on Nov 08, 2014

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      ... cash to foreigners through an ATM. Sadly, as we were to find later, most rural ATMs do not dispense cash to foreign credit cards. Back in the bank, dear Paddy withdrew cash which she gave to Judith on loan, though how we would find a way to pay her back or indeed to pay for our accommodation and meals was as yet unclear.

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      Pure Paradise with Padmini

      A travel blog entry by davebythesea on Nov 07, 2014

      2 comments, 38 photos

      ... the sun is warm, but not hot, where the flowers are carefully tended and where we were kept entertained by the antics of the monkeys in the trees.

      On our last evening, Mohan prepared a huge bonfire; there we sat, under a gibbous moon drinking glasses of Indian wine while Otto, who had arrived the previous evening, picked up Lisa's guitar and sang and played with an unexpected expertise for a student of Indian foreign policy at the ...

      Fondled by Eunuchs - Delhi to Bhimtal

      A travel blog entry by davebythesea on Nov 07, 2014

      4 comments, 7 photos

      ... faces. The passenger in front was greeted as a long-lost friend as the older of the two women flung her arms around him with a loud and theatrical warmth such as we had not seen among Indians who are not generally given to public display of affection and prefer the gentle namaste rather than risk a handshake even with those with whom they are acquainted.

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