The Riverview Retreat
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... of a decent human being again having a conversation, sharing jokes and having a laugh. I felt like I'd been in Sanjay's car, taking an impromptu tour of the Kamaon region for weeks. He was adamant he didn't want any money, not even for fuel and wouldn't allow me to buy him dinner. As we finally made it out of the hills and crawled in to Kathgodam late at night, searching out a guesthouse for me to stay in, I asked the driver "Sorry, I didn't catch your name?". "Sanjay", he said. Of course it ******* ...
... so whilst we munched away we had Abba blasting away – how very authentic. Mr Mumtaz did turn up a bit later and apologised not for meeting us as his whole family is in town – such a nice bloke, we swapped details and he mentioned to look him up next time we were in India. That was it for our last full day in India, it’s been a hell of an adventure and very eye opening to say the least – certainly worth a visit, a very beautiful and humbling ...
Up early for 8 hour drive to Nainital and luckily it was raining so we felt as though it was a good day to travel on. The journey was pretty uneventful and we made good time arriving at 3pm after meandering up the winding switchback roads to the hill resort that sits at 1938m. The weather had cleared up and the evening sun looked beautiful against the steep forested valleys and green volcanic lake (Naini) – ...
... shop selling only crisps and peanuts, and a fixed price emporium reached by a step ladder calling itself the 'New Uttarakhand Textile Development Corporation – a House of High-quality Handicraft Textiles'. The UTDC claimed to be purveyors and exporters of (amongst other things) "all kinds of sarees, bed covers, mirror work, brass artefacts, marble, paper machie (sic) and wooden items". Apparently she had spent the morning being attended by nice young ...
... and polished cutlery. Here where we take our lunch, two chefs prepare our food to order, while a waiter arrives to attend to our needs. We have never seen any other guests in Jim’s grill – we have it as our private dining room by the river.
Breakfast, we take on the lawn by the restaurant. Delicious omelettes are brought to our table by Channi Ram our special waiter, and there is a fascinating choice of breads and spicy dishes to accompany them, ...