The Riverview Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
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... how bout you drive?". After a few more miles and a couple hairy moments, one involving a very near head on collision with a lorry and another with the edge of a mountain, I decided that, if I wanted to get to Ramnagar alive, I should probably take him up on his offer. I hadn't driven a car in eight years and have absolutely no faith in my driving abilities whatsoever, but compared to Sanjay, I was Jeremy ******* Clarkson (without the casual racism). After a while he seemed to calm ...
... above and there is an almost carnival atmosphere at the top with Indian families enjoying the very dilapidated Mountain Magic amusement park full of rusty old rides and bumper cars.
We only spent about an hour up there before heading back down for sunset beers at the hotel and our last evening in India – boo hoo L Dressed in our finest clothes (dress code is no shorts or slippers) we headed out to Nainital boat house to find Mr Mumtaz but ...
... was founded by homesick Brits who thought the area reminded them of the Lake District and on the drive we did get a sense of being amongst the Cumbrian fells although once we saw the various temples dotted around you're soon reminded that its India. Got checked into the Hotel City Heart, sorted out laundry then supped beers on the balcony overlooking the lake – was nice to drink beer for a change, the folk ...
... her in saris, shawls, kurtis etc. reaching onto ever higher shelves for increasingly expensive silks to spread out in front of her. Somehow she returned with all her rupees intact but having given a promise to return “with my husband”.
That she did the very same day. An hour was spent choosing a shawl and a kurti. One after another was brought down to display and even after we had chosen, more were brought down, unwrapped ...
... as fruit juice, toast and cereal. Dinner is served from 8 to 10.30 and a huge range of dishes is available from the buffet – mostly vegetarian but also at least one chicken dish and one 'mutton’ dish; the latter is, of course, goat, there being no sheep anywhere. The maître d’, Tara, was always most attentive. This reminds me that when he brought my mid-morning tea on the lawn today, and saw me typing on my laptop, he particularly asked that his name ...