Hotel Highlands Park
Travel Blogs from Gulmarg
Our first visit to Neyyardam was by rickshaw, only IR170 from Trivandrum if he turns on his meter, our guy did after some persuasion and then spent the rest of the day seeking ways to turn it off and triple the price. Eventually he asked for IR600 but backed down when we offered him a choice of IR400 or a discussion with the local bobbies. We saw …
... 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 ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking