Solang Valley Resort
Travel Blogs from Manali
... around was perfect for throwing the frisbee.
Our cooks, Jogu and Sanu, held down the fort for us while we were higher up in the mountains. And, while we were in base camp ...
... it precisely. I could see the little people below, the rope-way, the forests and the snow-capped mountains in the far surroundings. It was simply exhilarating. This was definitely going in my bucket list. We were (floating) in the air for 10-15 mins, he slowly glided us down and the best part was the landing. It was just like a flight landing, but in my case it was my ass instead of the wheels! As soon as we landed the photographers swarmed us showing us ...
... Manali, it started raining and now most of the roads are fully damaged. It was 3 in the noon. We were just sitting in the taxi, waiting for the road to clear up. Nilam had got a frost bite in her right thumb and her whole leg was completely numb. She tried moving around, jumping in the middle of the road, and walking in the sun and it slowly reduced. But her thumb was still cold and numb. Finally rubbing with the mat brought her thumb back to ...
... group of Holy Indian men in golden robes. I waited where the Dalai Lama leaves the inner Temple. Just as he was coming out, one of the Taiwanese women in his entourage bent down to put on her shoes and the Dalai Lama nearly ran into her. He walked by acknowledging as many people as he could and he was helped down the stairs by 2 assiting monks. He is 77 years old and his attention is on the crowd not on the stairs so he needs their help. By the ...
... Tibet's neck.
The Dalai Lama is similarly conflicted. He hasn't said much. If he praises the practice, half the Tibetans may spontaneously combust. If he denounces it, friends, family and sympathizers will be devastated and the community may see their spiritual leader as out of touch with their pain. I wouldn't want his job.
The last reason I'm here is escapism. Yep, you read that right. This is the first place I've ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center