Hotel Highlands Park
Travel Blogs from Gulmarg
... After a while the three return. The party re-ignites in suite 2015 and room service is ordered. Michael has got to have his music and, seriously, has the staff find a sound system, mixing board and all, installed in the room! As his next door neighbor and apparent old ****, Steve is displeased. He can no longer tolerate Michael's self-indulgence or, frankly, his own indulgence, and moving against a Santa Ana gust of protest, extracts himself. ...
... the intricate carvings in the entrance, the traditional architecture reflecting in every item in the boat. We spent a few minutes in the lavish living room, wishing we would have been really lucky if we could have got atleast a one night stay in one of these floating palaces.
After thanking the houseboat owner for his hospitality, we continued the remaining part of the Shikhara ride, encountering more floating shops, relaxing in the cradling tides of Dal ...
... zones like Chechnya or Mogadishu but things have settled down quite a bit lately. Kashmir happens to be a territory disputed by 3 of the world's 9 nuclear powers and contains the sources of the rivers that supply water to a fifth of the world's population. Though there is no active, high intensity conflict in Kashmir at the moment it is easily the most militarized place I have ever been. Soldiers, armored personnel carriers, and (currently unmanned) machine ...
... and tobboganning. There was ice everywhere. Judy and I steered clear of walking over it as it is very slippery. But Joy was clicking away from all directions and waltzing all over. Then Mike Cape Town decided to walk across. …….halfway over nerves set in. He tried turning around taking small little steps – doing the Snow shuffle!!! He did not know which way to go. Suddenly he spotted these 2 Indians near him, he just ...
... were full of bright, colourful, common and long lasting flowers. All very bedding, all very neat. Huge, and old, chinar trees gave shade. Needed for the many picnicing families. As in Iran people came up to us constantly – to take photos, to chat, to invite us to their homes. The chinar tree with its maple like leaves (Platanus orientalis Kashmeriana) is the national tree of Kashmir. It is known for its longevity. One in Kashmir was planted by a Sufi mystic ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking