The Wild Crest
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... so whilst we munched away we had Abba blasting away – how very authentic. Mr Mumtaz did turn up a bit later and apologised not for meeting us as his whole family is in town – such a nice bloke, we swapped details and he mentioned to look him up next time we were in India. That was it for our last full day in India, it’s been a hell of an adventure and very eye opening to say the least – certainly worth a visit, a very beautiful and humbling ...
... was founded by homesick Brits who thought the area reminded them of the Lake District and on the drive we did get a sense of being amongst the Cumbrian fells although once we saw the various temples dotted around you're soon reminded that its India. Got checked into the Hotel City Heart, sorted out laundry then supped beers on the balcony overlooking the lake – was nice to drink beer for a change, the folk ...
... 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 ...
... were removing sand from the riverbed which they carried on their head in metal basins to deposit and create a new flower bed. They walked across the garden gracefully and without haste, but never dawdling; they tended the earth with their bare hands as they shaped it and planted new flowers.
We have the pool to ourselves as we swim before lunch by the thatched, open-sided building known as Jim's Grill. Here, as in the restaurant, tables are set elegantly with ...
... lake which we seemed to have to ourselves. Once again, as soon as we were out of sight of the beac,h we were in an area of perfect tranquility enhanced only by the occasional splash of a leisurely oar.
All too soon our idyllic glide over the water under the pine-clad mountains was over and we returned to the Retreat for another of Robby’s wonderful lunches on the patio while our friends, the monkeys, chattered in the ...