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Travel Blogs from Srinagar
... spot causing a huge cloud of dust and a very close call for some of the onlookers. Once the rubble had been cleared, we started on our way again and made good time for the rest of the journey.
Srinagar is in the state of Jammu & Kashmir but it's often referred to as just Kashmir. Srinagar is known as "the city of lakes" and the done thing when here, is to stay in a house boat on the most famous lake of all, the Dal Lake, which is exactly what i did. ...
... pulled out of cars and being made to pay, for what we were not sure as the page never loaded properly. Finally Sahid had been buying things all day for the trek and I wondered if he does it all the time why did he not have the stuff. Finally we could not find any information about him or his houseboat online, funny for a guy who takes tourist from English travel agencies. Also it was outside the governments safe zone in Kashmir. All in all we sat there and with this information and ...
... oddest situations imaginable in a forbidden part of the world and we go all-in with a blackout. Of course this isn't their first black rodeo so candles are lit promptly and not a bite is delayed. It's actually kind of nice; the wood crackles in the stove and anyone passing through slows down to compensate for the poor visibilty. Sadly, the light returns after a little while.
We meet Akbar's newly recovered mother about whom he was worried ...
... specific goods, people's shops, tourists on canal tours.... You name it.
Cashmiri culture is unique in so many ways. Their traditional clothing is practical and different. We got a glimpse of a phreak (woolen capes) in action on our hike and on one or two of the colder evenings in Srinagar. They are like massive trench-coats with no buttons or zip, and the locals walk around in them with their hands inside the cloth to keep warm. On the first couple of views of this I did ...
... peaks around 4500 metres high was spectacular and unforgettable. My pony was called lololla and the pony riding gave a small income to the gypsies, the guide told us proudly he was 74 years old and still climbing the mountain. The drive back was as noisy and bumpy as ever and we missed the silence and beauty of the mountain. Back at the house boat we watched the flow and ebb of small paddling boats softly drifting across the Dal Lake and the rose coloured sun setting over the ...