Hotel Spring Valley
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... of how to set long term goals and see them gradually realised. The concept for the central focal point, or soul of the city, the Matrimandir, was laid down at the inception in the 1950's and took over forty years to construct. It is now a wonderful building and completely dedicated to concentration. Once again here we found more great wisdom. Here is just one quote, a reflection from the 'Mother' who founded it:
"The ego thinks of what it wants and has not. This ...
... goodness that melted in mouth, so of course we bought a pack of those too :)
Then there was the beef lasagna and wood oven baked spaghetti followed by full English breakfast in a restaurant named cloud street.
We also ate at a little cafe named pot luck attached to a pottery shop which sold very pretty mugs and crockery which i would have loved to take home here Ollie finally had a beefburger and I a Mexican style veg and cheese wrap with ...
... our meals on bamboo leafs and Dhavsy Restaurant near the market. (k) Memorable moments: tea, tea, and more tea. We are officially the place to have tea back home. Come through for a taste. I know Tamara will put it in the tips below, but Rose Gardens is a perfect place to stay. This place is peaceful and beautiful in so many natural ways as well as those that are so oxymoronic in their underlying violence and prosperity that accompanies such beauty. It is awesome, ...
... byriani and were glad that we had decided to share as the portion was huge and still, the man continued to bring us more tasty treats. He then brought in a full fish for Chris but he declined!
After our feed, we went to search for a guest house which proved more difficult than we had thought. The place we originally wanted to stay was full and many others we looked at were over-priced, in our opinion. We opted to stay in a tiny cottage which was very basic and ...
... the beautiful countryside so to break things up Duncan and I rented a couple motorcycles one day and cruised all over the mountains. They are cute little bikes that make my old 250 seem powerful but they got us everywhere we wanted to go. And since the top speed limit in India seems to be about 25 mph anyway it didn't matter much.
There's not much else to say about the mountain country. It was pretty...all of it. I ...