Centaur Lake View Hotel
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- Free parking
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... store keepers and the like. Hence, whilst this area being very much within the Indian borders, Pakistan is definitely the favoured son. This was very evident in our few days here; especially when we talked cricket. The locals were very much supportive of Australia in (what was to be) the upcoming World Cup semi-final match against India: many rather passionately so !! Although it appears that J&K would not necessarily wish to be annexed by Pakistan: the ...
... course. we relaxed and read and discussed the idea of trekking. The next day. Today Sahid took us into town again so we could visit the mobile phone shop as neither of our phones worked here which we did not like for safety reasons. The mobile phone people said your sims will not work unless you are on contract due to security. This meant no mobile for the duration of our stay. we quickly send an email explaining to our parents so they did not worry. Then back at the boat Sahid showed ...
... he was in Delhi selling travel. Akbar's father, who is charming to us, certainly has another side. At one point we hear him yelling at the children and the screaming is so aggressive, loud and intense it feels like it could followed only by the sound of physical violence or a gun shot. We have already met Akbar's younger brother who comes in after a day spent partridge hunting with some tourists who are now staying on one of the boats. He has bagged one ...
... the trek, we paid for it equally in the shocking weather on our Chill day. In torrential rains we took refuge in our tents to keep warm and read. Eventually when we emerged just after midday to a new layer of perfectly white snow on the surrounding mountains and a weak sun we decided to take a 20 minute stroll to a nearby lake. This lake's water is considered Holy and so drinking it, or better, having a dip in it has cleansing properties both physically and emotionally. I ...
... take, thinking maybe there were a lot of armless people in the town. Not so, and I'm embarrassed for it.
There is craftsmanship EVERYWHERE. Kashmir was smack bang in the center of the silk trade, allowing for many skills to be learnt from the Moghuls and Persians that passed through. Generations later, the craftsmanship in this town is immense: the hand Cashmiri stitching kaftans and scarves personally tailored, beautiful woven woolen and pashmina shawls (the real deal up here, ...