Saahil Hotel

Srinagar, Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Srinagar

One foot out of Srinagar

A travel blog entry by steve_julie

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... 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

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... 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....

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Suffering to Srinagar

A travel blog entry by yamahuh

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... 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.

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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

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... 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 ...

Location

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