Hotel Snowcrests Manor
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- Free parking
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... of rock from major land slides. For the latter half of the day the landscape has been quite barren with us obviously above the tree line. We passed a landlocked lake fed by snow melt. At times the surrounding mountains are quite rounded with patches of snow, and at others they are steep, craggy, snow covered peaks. In mid afternoon we arrive at our camp, a tented camp with about 30 tents and a large mess tent for meals. Camp's name is Planet Himalaya and it's at 4,400m. Each ...
... a guest house handy, so we sat in a dark, warm pub, gathered round a dung-fired stove and drinking tea. Though it was really cold, we eventually wandered out again, explored the hills and the monastery, and tried to spy Quomalongma through the cloud. Next morning we rode up to camp. Once again we went through a police checkpoint, this time with no fuss. It was surrounded by a compound of gift shop tents whose owners looked less than thrilled to be out that day. Base camp itself ...
... up a couple of travellers along the
way. Enter Joanna and Sharon (pronounced in the Israeli fashion like
Ariel Sharon not like an Essex bird). They were in a different car
but decided to eject themselves at Pang after their 28 year old
driver severely beat up an elderly Tibetangentleman. This is
genuinely no joke. Luckily Donna was able to assess him a bit
(Breathing fine, heart rate fine, eyes fine, not spouting
gobledigook) but she had no ...
... tables, etc set up along the road way, and at the base. Each day the individuals carry all the things needed up from Manali to try to eke out a living for the day.
Our host at our tea stop made very nice tea and it hit the spot. While sipping our chai, we watched the throngs of folk going for snow mobile rides, yak rides, tubing down the snow field and riding on the quads.
After some time, we began to walk ...
... side of a mountain so there are dramatic views everywhere. It was very laid back and, as the former summer residence of the British Viceroy during the day of the Raj, there are quite a few reminders of the British time here. We have also been very excited to see our first tea plantations but have not been able to assist with any tea picking yet.
We are getting used to travelling as part of a group . ...