The Pine Palace Resort
Travel Blogs from Gulmarg
... more than we have for their Kashmiri adventure, so Akbar, being the most connected man in the region, has had the place opened specifically for them. This is a private party! The kids eat and head back up to the hotel leaving Julie, Akbar, Michael and me. Smoking and drinking are permitted and Michael has patched his Ipod into the place's big on volume short on tone sound system, giving the place a certain Dutch vibe. We actually have some ...
... the lake and the floating gardens, but is also used by the locals, for transporting as well as selling fruits, vegetables, flowers etc.,
We encountered lot of Shikhara's selling fresh fruits, vegetables, steamed corn, cool drinks and snacks, in the midst of the smooth waters of Dal Lake.
The water was cold, and when we drove our hands in the current passing us, we could see that we were literally, moving on top of an underwater world ...
... thinks "Kashmir" has a certain ring to it. Robert Plant and Jimmy Page were originally inspired to write the song that they consider the quintessential embodiment of the Led Zepellin aesthetic after a trip through the mountains and deserts of Morocco. Apparently, "Ouzzazate" did fit the rhyme so they swapped names and chose "Kashmir" because the name itself conjures visions of strange cultures and far off lands. Well, that, or really soft sweaters. I suppose ...
... 333. A significant figure?
From mosques to the Mughals, and their gardens. In the 17thand 18th centuries the Mughals came in the summer to “paradise on earth”. The gardens are nearly all laid out with terraces going up hills and stone built water channels running through the middle occasionally cascading downwards. The water comes from a mountain spring. Flowerbeds line either side of the channels. Shalimar Gardens was laid out by ...
Set my alarm for 7am... got out of bed at 8.15 after postponing it several times. Some things don't change!
Mentioned to Sohail during breakfast that I has going to try and go to Gulmarg for 1300Rs and he seemed genuinely shocked at the price and assumed it must be sharing. We'll find out soon enough...
Caught a tuk-tuk to the taxi rank and within 5 minutes I was in a Toyota Qualis (on my own) after negotiating a price of 1300Rs through a crowd of shouting and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking