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... ornate. The upper storey being the "summer residence" while the ground floor being the "winter". From my perspective, quite Tibetan influence and distinctly different to that experienced in the more southern areas. I encourage you to view the photos in the gallery. The mostly timber construction is slowly being overrun with concrete. On the day we left (a Friday - the day of Muslim prayer), many groups were seen praying in the streets with Mosques well attended and ...
... and I was sure it was about us. People came in crying in distress they have lost their family members and friends and houses, the last thing they want is our white godless faces in where they connect with Allah. He then took us up the road and started to have an argument with a heavily bearded guy in a cooper shop. This was clearly about us as the guy was pointing at god and then at us. He invited us into the shop and the bearded guy asked why we wanted to visit the mosque or whatever ...
... of his duties and squandering of the funds have dug a permanent abyss between the two. Akbar doesn't begrudge his father his resentment and anger and feels it toward himself as well. But, the relationship in the larger sense must survive and even prosper. His father owns the boats and Akbar could probably sell ice to Steve even now as he stands shivering in freezing night, so the partnership must survive. But they will not dine at the same ...
... on the other hand were obligated to give gold to all females in the wedding party, with the mother of the bride receiving the best of all. John explained how gold dealers in Srinagrar had created full blown financial institutions over the custom in the form of pre-bought gold being paid off, or policies that give you the right to pull a certain amount of gold ounces at a certain point in time for a once upfront payment etc. Amazing.
John took us on a site seeing bonanza day in ...
... Indian Bollywood style numbers and some western music. They were very loud and some of us danced a bit. Non of the Kashmiris danced. One explained later that Kashmiri married women ar not allowed to dance.
The highlight was one of the band members giving a floor show dancing. He was very good.
The boat also moved with a motor boat pulling it around the lake for about half an hour.
The whole experience was wired, but ...