Hotel Snowcrests Manor
Travel Blogs from Manali
... a small fire while a shop owner brews them a cup of Chai for them to sip with sweets being fried in a wok. It is more of a social event reminiscent of Floyds barber shop (for those of you that can recall that one).
The pounding of a deep base drum penetrates the stillness from time to time as a Shaman-type ritual is conducted in a small temple higher up in the village. Many of the villages in the Kullu-Manali ...
... silently repeated her mantra. It seemed she was trying to make amends for some bad deeds.
Rodrigo came into to the restaurant everyday by eleven. He is a 46 year old tai chi and yoga instructor, tarot card reader, and hypnotist who does past live regressions. He has flyers posted all over town advertising his services and meets prospective clients at the Green Restaurant. He rents a place just down the hill which has a large ...
Daily bike rental: IR 700 ($12)
Average daily expense (including bike rental): IR 2126 (~$37)
Average daily distance: 192 km
Average daily riding time: 7.5 hours
Average speed: 26 km/hr
Total distance: 2888 kms
Total riding trip: 18 days
Total riding days: 15
Here endeth the Excellent Adventures of the Royal Enfield Studds...
... A balcony and open roof provided the chance to sit and gaze across the valley to the Kardang Monastery, the menu offered home cooked meals and, at IR 400 (~ $7 / night), it was cheap. Really cheap. It would do just fine.
Before thoroughly enjoying my first hot shower in 5 days and meeting Tim in the restaurant for a delicious chicken curry lunch, we unpacked the bikes and pulled them as far off the road as we possibly could, which wasn’t far at all. ...
... any person or any building made of stone. Up in the hills, you can feel utterly at peace, away from the chaos of civilisation.
I trekked with a guide through some of the more remote parts. Along the steep paths, you can see lines of ponies laden with bags of goods, bringing supplies to the rural communities.
Along the way, see clover meadows full of cows, horses and buffaloes. It's like Switzerland - more or less. ...