Saahil Hotel

Srinagar, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, India | Hotel
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One foot out of Srinagar

A travel blog entry by steve_julie


... oddest situations imaginable in a forbidden part of the world and we go all-in with a blackout. Of course this isn't their first black rodeo so candles are lit promptly and not a bite is delayed. It's actually kind of nice; the wood crackles in the stove and anyone passing through slows down to compensate for the poor visibilty. Sadly, the light returns after a little while.

We meet Akbar's newly recovered mother about whom he was worried ...

Beautiful Srinagar

A travel blog entry by cavilleharris89


... specific goods, people's shops, tourists on canal tours.... You name it.
Cashmiri culture is unique in so many ways. Their traditional clothing is practical and different. We got a glimpse of a phreak (woolen capes) in action on our hike and on one or two of the colder evenings in Srinagar. They are like massive trench-coats with no buttons or zip, and the locals walk around in them with their hands inside the cloth to keep warm. On the first couple of views of this I did ...

Shitty Shitty Bang Bang.

A travel blog entry by jessilou88

... We got to the guesthouse only to find that they didn't actually have a room.... We ended up all sleeping in the managers office on some blankets on the floor. It was fine...

I haven't really got much to say about Srinagar. Lonely Planet describes it as 'the Venice of India'. When I find a Lonely Planet author I am likely to take the India book and shove it up their ass as this is where they seem to get all their information! Let me elaborate....


Suffering to Srinagar

A travel blog entry by yamahuh


... after we’d arrived, the rain had begun to fall, it pattered softly on the roof and dappled the surface of the river as we ate a delicious home-cooked meal of rice, chicken, peas and potatoes, and a shallow pot of steaming, leafy vegetable that tasted fantastic but which I couldn’t identify.

During the day, cocooned inside my helmet and with nothing much to think about (besides not dying) I’d been missing Cathy. Our 8th ...

Houseboat heaven and.... snow!

A travel blog entry by ceris333


... piled up in boats, and many houseboats had lovely gardens surrounding them. We tried Kashmir tea, a blend of cardamom, cinnamon and saffron, which was beautiful, and Kashmir bread, which when fresh is wonderful and after a few hours is about as edible as an old pair of boots. Rogan Josh is apparently the most typical Kashmir dish. I tried it in a restaurant and it was worse than any curry I have ever had in a bad restaurant at home, and gave me a bad stomach. In general being ...


This hotel, located in Srinagar, is near Nagin Lake, Mughal Gardens, Jame Mosque, and Manasbal Lake.
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