Ambika Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mussoorie
... their room. To my surprise, it was quite nice for what they were paying. Not quite as nice as my room, but not inferior enough to really make it worth moving. I also added one more hotel room to my database of knowledge about Mussoorie hotels.
Mussoorie, Sunday, 30 March, 2014
Spent most of the day just walking around, enjoying the nice weather, and taking pictures. I have to say that I’ve probably exhausted most of the ...
... of food, starting with plain, bland dishes. By contrast, it took me about six days to recover. Next time I’ll try the Gregory method.
We spent a fair amount of time deliberating whether we should leave Mussoorie tomorrow – to head for Rudraprayag, which is an apparently beautiful mountain town about five hours drive from Mussoorie, or whether we should just stay here in Mussorie for another day or two. Given that everything here is ...
... well. I had a very simple (basically plain white bread) meal, and they had a couple of vegetarian dishes that they found delicious. (They are both vegetarian.) I found out why I was unable to find their hotel when I was looking for it yesterday: They mistakenly gave me the wrong name! It turns out that the hotel they are staying in is one that I had already visited. It’s a nice enough place, and well enough located, but I ruled it out for myself due to the ...
... ways of doing something.
However, I will still insist that being inconsiderate of others (say, by being noisy in a hotel in which you’re not the only guest) is universally recognized as rude. Of course I could be wrong, though.
This topic of manners in general, and Indian manners in particular, is discussed in the book I just finished reading, “Indian Takeaway – One Man’s Attempt to Cook His Way Home”, by Hardeep ...
I always love when yoga teachers begin the class with a poem
or passage from one of their favorite books and somehow manage to bring it into
the practice. As I struggle to maintain my breath in a pose I am reminded of
the encouraging words at the start of the class and this seems to help bring me
back into awareness; being present.
For the past six weeks, 6 days a week, I have been thrust
into two hour yoga classes twice a day with a philosophy ...