The Wild Crest
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... Performances from the epic Ramayana are carried out on the streets in the build up to one of the four main festivals in the Hindu calendar – Dussehra.
One of them took us into a room by the temple where large models of various deities were being constructed out of papier mache and where a variety of stage masks, head-dresses and weapons were laid out on a shelf. Clearly there would be some spectacular processions and celebrations ...
... We bought some sweets in a nearby shop (somewhere between fudge and toffee) and looked round a pretty temple set right on the lake shore. The sun shone bright as we took a bicycle rickshaw back to our lodgings past holiday-makers splashing around in pedaloes on the lake.
The next morning we took an early bus to Bageshewar which is located higher in the mountains and is one of the last ...
... the 300m ascent on foot and slog it out for 45mins up the very steep road – bugger. Thankfully we met a nice local on the way who showed us a shortcut which was even steeper but saved us a bit of time and before we knew it we were sweating and panting atop the viewpoint. On clear days you can see panoramic Himalayan views including India’s tallest peak, Nanda Devi but given todays weather, we couldn’t see jack. That said, it was nice to see the ...
... fittingly eating our favourite curry of the trip (kadai chicken) – feels weird that we’ve only got one more full day left in India. On the walk back to the hotel we met a very well spoken guy called Hasan Mumtaz who invited us to go to the Nainital boathouse club and even offered to sign us in as the temporary membership is pretty steep, alas we were stuffed but suggested we may meet him tomorrow ...
... We had the great pleasure of spending 4 days/3 nights in this oldest Protected Area in India. Created to protect the Bengal Tiger, the park is named after the legendary British hunter, naturalist, author, and conservationist, Jim Corbett. In the 1920’s he was hired by the government to track down and kill man-eating tigers and leopards that were preying on villagers in northern India. His successes earned him high praise and respect. He documented his exploits ...