The Wild Crest
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... help? Down the ladder from the UTDC warehouse we went – all of us – and back to the resort. In the reception hall of the Riverview Retreat, a helpful crowd gathered to discuss the issue. At least it transpired that the resort were confident that they should be able to accept our credit card when the time came to move on. However they were unable to provide cash.
Despite the fact that the banks were on strike, it was thought that at least ...
... as fruit juice, toast and cereal. Dinner is served from 8 to 10.30 and a huge range of dishes is available from the buffet – mostly vegetarian but also at least one chicken dish and one 'mutton’ dish; the latter is, of course, goat, there being no sheep anywhere. The maître d’, Tara, was always most attentive. This reminds me that when he brought my mid-morning tea on the lawn today, and saw me typing on my laptop, he particularly asked that his name ...
... to a beautiful secluded lake deep in the forest. Having parked the car by the roadside, he led us through the woods to the hidden lake. Not a sign of human habitation was to be seen; all around us huge, forested mountain slopes rose mightily to a cerulean sky while only the multicoloured dragonflies and huge butterfles disturbed the unruffled calm of the lake.
The name and whereabouts of this unbelievably beautiful spot ...
... feel immediately at home as we were led into a beautiful period room graced with pictures on the wall, objets d'art on the mantel, an old disused piano from a century ago and best of all a brightly burning wood stove in the fireplace.
All meals are individually prepared by Paddy's son, Robby; tea and real coffee (so unusual in northern India) are available at the blink of an eye. Breakfast and lunch are taken with our hostess on the ...
... mimicking what they had done to me as they went.
Only later, did we learn that these hijra are an accepted part of Indian society and much in demand at weddings where they entertain and are supposed to bring good fortune to the bridal pair. Often castrated, they live in closed communities and may provide support for unwanted children who themselves will join the group. Apparently, it brings good luck to give them a 10 rupee note and conversely the opposite ...