The Silver Star
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... in its own place and time its not carried with you. A captain hindsight here. If we had gone to Chandigarh and we were contemplating visiting Armistar as everyone keeps saying how wonderful it us but its to close to the Pakistani border for our liking which people keep saying is silly we would have been in Armistar for the bombing on the 2.11.14 at the boarder. We would have been fine but unsettled again. Were sorry for the trouble we caused Sahid and sorry for the lies, were sorry that our time there turned into what it ...
... a bit sick of the heat and aridness of Rajasthan and love hills. We were heading through the Himalayas! Apart from spectacular views the journey was pretty boring. Apart from the one bit where the car's brakes failed. Whilst going down a mountain! Luckily we were already going pretty slowly when they did and the driver wedged us between two stopped trucks. It was much less dramatic than I'm making out (we really were going slowly) but I guess it could have been much worse. ...
... but they're really nomadic herders who travel throughout Kashmir with the season living in semi-permanent dwellings. The hiking in the Kashmir Valley is scenic. The valleys have rivers and emerald green vegetation, even in the fall. There are also the larger snow capped peaks of the Karakoram Range in the background. However, due to the intermittent rain and clouds, we didn't get to see too much of them. As you trek you constantly come across small gypsie encampments and ...
... again and we had access to the Internet. I checked my emails and then googled the PM visit to Kashmir. There ware news reports of two insurgent attacks on the Indian army. Two police and 8 soldiers killed in separate attacks. The militant group Hizbut Mujahideen claimed responsibility for both. We are now wondering whether the boys in khaki were here partly for our protection? Mind you they left at 9pm so no security after that, whatever they are here ...
10/8 SRINAGAR DAY TWO
Noor Guest House – 400 Rs
Auto Rickshaw City Tour – 4 hours – 700 Rs
BREAKFAST BUFFET AT HOTEL AKBAR
Dave discovered that Hotel Akbar,100m from us, serves a $2.25 breakfast buffet daily. Not being big fans of dal and roti for breakfast, we went. Eggs, coffee, cereal, juice, fresh fruit; what more could we ask for? And ...