Shivmandir Dharamshala

Almora, Uttarakhand, India | Hotel

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Confessions of a 15 yr old independent traveller

A travel blog entry by hdoughty3


These are a few extracts from the diary I kept in India when I was 15. I travelled independently, thinking I was ready and totally mature enough...Please excuse the profanities and pretentious sentiment...I hated almost every minute of this damned trip. God knows how I caught the travelling bug from this experience!

"It's day 14 of the …

India's version of the Lake District

A travel blog entry by smeelog


... can shoot air-rifles, play on bumper cars, shoot air rifles, go on go-carts, shoot air-rifles, ride a flying fox... Did i mention shoot air-rifles? I however preferred the adults' 'play area' next to the lake, with the Naina Devi Temple as backdrop: the only flat open area in the town is devoted to sports. On our first morning here we sat, eating our stall-bought omelette sandwiches, watching a game of cricket -- the men ...

The Indian Lake District

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson


... on show. Peter even got slobbered on by a tiger as you could get really close up to the fence!

  • We headed back down to the lakeside via St Francis Catholic Church and around the edge of the lake, before climbing up another hill towards Raj Bhavan, the residence of the State Governor. However, we discovered that it was closed for renovations by guard armed with a very old flintlock rifle. We therefore headed back down to the lake via ...

  • Village Walk

    A travel blog entry by dayfamily


    We just spent 4 days in the lowlands of the Himalayas, each night staying in a different village. What an amazing experience, especially the view of the Nandi Devi range, the highest peak in Indian at over 25,000 feet. To get here we had to take a 5.5 hour train and a 3 hour very windy drive. Needless to say, goof thing we brought lots of ...

    Trip to the mountains for Ayurvedic medicine

    A travel blog entry by aly5ia


    ... realiZed I'm in INDIA! When our train arrived at its destination we required a taxi. Now this was an adventure there had to of been 30 men in our face trying to get us to ride with them. Most were shared taxi's which I've learned means you pay a fee they pack as many people in as possible and then leave when they want and stop when they want. So we agreed that was not for us. Then there was a small Indian man in my ...


    This hotel, located in Almora, is near Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary and Jageshwar Temple.
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