The Lalit Grand Palace Srinagar
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... I just paid your bloody import tax thinking it was for me" I didn't realise I needed to pay import tax oops. A call had been logged. I told him my mother's head was all over the place she was worried and scarred and I had to go home not that my brother was 25 pounds down. Then things turned a bit sour. He was angry. I told him I would pay as I know he has organised a lot that this is not a problem etc but I had to go home. The mum took us to the back of the boat and showed us the ...
... like 77kg of the stuff! It is breathtaking. Inside is, of course, beautifully decorated in more gold and red. Part of the temple's draw is definitely the Sikhs themselves. Several times we were stopped by the older Sikhs just to ask if we had any questions (I had met a nice English couple at the border ceremony) about the religion or the temple. They were all so friendly! They also have huge buildings with hundreds of rooms where anybody can stay. For free. For as long as you ...
... but they're really nomadic herders who travel throughout Kashmir with the season living in semi-permanent dwellings. The hiking in the Kashmir Valley is scenic. The valleys have rivers and emerald green vegetation, even in the fall. There are also the larger snow capped peaks of the Karakoram Range in the background. However, due to the intermittent rain and clouds, we didn't get to see too much of them. As you trek you constantly come across small gypsie encampments and ...
... again and we had access to the Internet. I checked my emails and then googled the PM visit to Kashmir. There ware news reports of two insurgent attacks on the Indian army. Two police and 8 soldiers killed in separate attacks. The militant group Hizbut Mujahideen claimed responsibility for both. We are now wondering whether the boys in khaki were here partly for our protection? Mind you they left at 9pm so no security after that, whatever they are here ...
... lotus floating on the tranquil waters of Dal Lake. It felt like heaven - but I hoped it wasn't....
So peaceful, it was impossible to believe that there was ever any inter-communal conflict in this beautiful region. Which of course there was - and still is. As mentioned in my Introduction, our Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) has a DO NOT TRAVEL warning on the whole of Kashmir which meant that our travel insurance was void for the time we were ...