The Riverview Retreat
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... by ATMs and card machines? The prospect of spending the rest of our holiday in an Indian jail loomed ever closer.
Meanwhile, the tailor set about measuring me for my bamboo suit, although by this time, I was convinced that we could purchase neither the suit nor Judith’s shawl and kurti. The optimistic “no problem!” which greeted this pronouncement, did not seem to solve our immediate predicament.
Perhaps the ...
... River, tamed with banks of boulders. Although there are no RCI flags flying, our stay here was arranged with a little help from Dimitris Manikis of RCI and Harry Taylor of TATOC. Without question, this is the finest timeshare resort I have ever visited.
Magnificent gardens surround discrete cottages set among flowers and beautiful mature trees rising into a cloudless blue sky. Spacious lawns extend along the river where tables are set for alfresco dining or ...
... lake which we seemed to have to ourselves. Once again, as soon as we were out of sight of the beac,h we were in an area of perfect tranquility enhanced only by the occasional splash of a leisurely oar.
All too soon our idyllic glide over the water under the pine-clad mountains was over and we returned to the Retreat for another of Robby’s wonderful lunches on the patio while our friends, the monkeys, chattered in the ...
... the best bit!
After returning to England, Colonel Jones soon pined for his beautiful hillside home in the peaceful forests that he loved so well, and returned to Bhimtal to live out his days on the estate. His presence may be felt in the ruined shed, standing nearby, which served as a barracks for the detachment of soldiers he kept on hand, and the jail where miscreants could be housed until delivered to the prison in Nainital.
... hand filled with rupee notes and loudly loosed a stream of incomprehensible Hindi (presumably) which did nothing by way of explanation. Judith was no help. After our debate the previous day in Delhi, she helpfully ignored the advances that the strange lady made, and merely looked out of the window. I could only respond to further waving of the rupee-filled fist by a firm "No!", such as one gives to naughty children. Evidently, this was not the right response, for ...