Travel Blogs from Manali
... tried it and declined on this occasion ! Martin didn’t want to be rude so kindly accepted their offer of a smoke, one of the men was also very drunk , they were very entertaining and kindly pointed the way to the Hadimba Temple.
We walked up and found the temple , its supposed to be a highlight of Manali , maybe we have seen too many temples but it didn’t really do it for us ! We were warned of monkeys trained to steal bags, cameras etc and were ...
... Green Hotel Restaurant, a modern airy place with indoor and outdoor seating. It looked like an inviting place to hang out. I was shown a large room with night stands, a small couch, table and a small flat screen TV. It was complete, a decorated room, which you don’t get with the 300 Rs rooms in town. Plumbing in the bathroom was on par with the 300 Rs rooms. It has leaky, poor quality fixtures in an all-in-one cube. I didn't need to look ...
... driver, whoever he was, held all the cards. He, the cabbie and Tim had known it from the start. Like a moron, I’d only just realised it. I tapped taxi driver guy on the shoulder:
“Can you call back and tell your friend that 4,500 is OK?”
“And can you also ask him how long it will be until he arrives?”
The snow had turned ...
... bike. Specifically; a sleeping bag, some multi-vitamins, earplugs and another copy of the Lonely Planet guidebook that we’d carefully compiled and had printed off. Once again there was no joy.
While strolling through town I met an Enfield riding Indian, who was looking for a place to stay. I directed him to our hotel and off he rode. Later, as Tim and I wandered into the dining room, he invited us over and then spent the entire meal ******* me off with ...
... bore me to be honest. I didn't know what I was looking for now. Although I bumped into Vaughne and co again, and we got well drunk one night which was cool but in all honesty I was ready to move on. The polish girls had taken a sudden disliking to me for no apparent reason and I could no longer relax.
Paragliding was on the cards! But it was well too misty apparently!
Strange... I ...