The Silver Star
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... this anymore, I felt bad and nervous and like my brain was mash potatoes so we resided to our room for the night. We started to get paranoid, there was so much bad feeling that we began to wonder if they were angry as they had something else planned during our trek, maybe a deal with kidnappers it seemed plausible given the reaction. The next day Everyone was a bit calmer today. A few digs but ok. The mum seemed happy. She wanted pictures with us in traditional Kashmir dress which ...
... he was a Scout leader and definitely lived up to their motto!
In Bikaner I definitely had some weird (but good!) moments. Firstly, whilst eating lunch I got chatting to two electrical engineering students. I mentioned that I had wanted to go to see a Bollywood film and before I know it all three of us were in a rickshaw and on our way. I had seen one other film (Dishkiyaoon in case you want to see it) in Jodhpur but failed a little. I had chosen an action film ...
I departed Amsterdam and headed to India. After a stopover in Moscow, I arrived in New Delhi sans sleep. It was only a few hours difference, but landing at 3 am only felt like midnight. I had a follow on flight to Srinagar booked, so I went to find the terminal. At first I thought the guy was trying to scam me when he told me to take a taxi, but being the seasoned traveler I am, I promptly ignored him and found the free shuttle bus. During the bus ride I learned why he said take ...
... effort involved in making one carpet (6 months to 2 years), and of-course all reflected in the prices of these carpets, which become a long term investment in itself.
We were also introduced to Kahwah Tea, a traditional green tea, consumed in the Kashmir valley, made by boiling green tea leaves, and with saffron, cinnamon, and cardamom etc., added to give us a refreshing jolt.
After a hearty dinner at the hotel, we dozed off in the arms of the Kashmir ...
... etc.. are working textiles on ancient, almost medievil hand-run machineries. Certainly an experience to see how they work and yes... We bought a beautiful warm shawl!! Relaxing time at the houseboat was just what we needed but after a few days we convinced ourselves that some physical exercise was required. By talking to the locals and other travelers we found out that a trek to Gangabal lake, only a couple of ours north of Srinagar was meant to be breathtaking. Some ...