Hotel Holiday Village
Travel Blogs from Manali
... there doesn't appear to be many road rules. . We sometimes really wish we still had our car with us. We could have covered so much
more ground with the combination of our driving and Nissan
reliability. We had another flat tyre last night so we are now driving
without a spare. After the last 24 hours of constant breakdowns and slow
going at high altitude we are tired. The views do certainly compensate
though as we really have seen some of the most grandest ...
... of kindness and thoughtfulness, beautiful things that are not as common as we would hope to see and feel.
From the synagogue we walked up to the dining hall where 70 Israelite congregated for a free large meal and possibly a little feeling of home. Tyson and Andrea definitely stood out, trying all salads, hummus, tahini, Chala and trying to follow the Rabbi's Jewish anecdotes and ...
... he declared that it was fine. Unbelievable. Telling him to wait, I took the bike off the stand, sat on it and asked him to check again. There was no slack. None. It was tight as a drum. He said it needed adjusting.
While this scene was playing out, Tim showed up. The jacket had been too small. He hadn’t bought it. I bit my tongue. Pointing out that he’d wasted the entire morning for nothing didn’t seem as if it would be ...
... it's a nice chilled place, apparently. Plus, Kasol was kinda doing my head in, anyway.
A bumpy, stomach renching ride to Tosh, we finally chill and chat with some cool people at a really nice guesthouse. However, my poorlyness worsens. The real bad stomach cramps reminiscent of Leh truly return. I cry and shout in pain as they come and go, curling in my bed, and pacing the room. I take all the ...
... the falling darkness and a wind that was picking up. At the end of the second day, we were fortunate not to have experienced rain, and now the likelihood was remote at this altitude.
Dinner was a wonderful affair with the cook delivering hot rice, dal and vegatables and also tossing up the sardines we were carrying and making a nice masala dish out of it ! It was delicious. By 8.30 pm we were in our tents , resting in the warmth of our sleeping bags...it was -5 ...