The Wild Crest
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... above and there is an almost carnival atmosphere at the top with Indian families enjoying the very dilapidated Mountain Magic amusement park full of rusty old rides and bumper cars.
We only spent about an hour up there before heading back down for sunset beers at the hotel and our last evening in India – boo hoo L Dressed in our finest clothes (dress code is no shorts or slippers) we headed out to Nainital boat house to find Mr Mumtaz but ...
Up early for 8 hour drive to Nainital and luckily it was raining so we felt as though it was a good day to travel on. The journey was pretty uneventful and we made good time arriving at 3pm after meandering up the winding switchback roads to the hill resort that sits at 1938m. The weather had cleared up and the evening sun looked beautiful against the steep forested valleys and green volcanic lake (Naini) – ...
... of banana and bamboo cloth were now brought for us to inspect, and a sober grey bamboo, was selected with much vociferous agreement by all parties.
There still remained the problem of choosing a suitable design, and of course, payment. “Design no problem – making you nice Indian suit.” was, in itself, a trifle worrying. Sign language and drawing got the message over that a catalogue would help. Our tailor said that one would ...
We were sad to leave Padmini and her lovely family and home at the Retreat, Bhimtal, but time had moved on and we were ready for the next stage of our adventure. Paddy had arranged a car for us for our drive to Dhikuli. We had chosen the longer six-hour drive through the mountains rather than the shorter route from Nainital to Ramnagar. The road might have been slow and full of hairpin bends, but it was wonderfully wild and forested country with occasional glimpses of the ...
... descent from her bungalow into Bhimtal, we were able to glimpse the lake below through the trees now reflecting the glorious blue of a cloudless sky. Bhimtal itself proved to be a busy little street with tiny shops including a bank into which Judith disappeared in search of much needed cash. Paddy went with her to translate, while I remained in the taxi. It was some time before the girls re-appeared. Apparently, the bank ...