The Wild Crest
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... favourite bits and discussing what we'd like to do if we returned. Back to the northern end of the lake we jumped in a lovely swan pedalo and for Rp150 each took our majestic craft out for a jaunt on the lake for an hour. It sort of reminded us of hiring pedalos at Peasholm Park back in Scarborough and we thought it would be a more peaceful way to enjoy the lake – nope – the lake is very busy with brightly coloured gondola type boats punting folk about ...
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) – ...
... for our inspection. Finally in desperation, David suggested that he might need a made-to-measure suit; was that possible? Indeed, yes, it was. “ I am making you a suit for tomorrow”. Material? design? “Material, design no problem!” Many smiles, but no indication how we were to proceed. Eventually, after considerable, smiling agreements, it was understood that we needed to choose a material and design before they made the suit. ...
... that of Inder (tandoori chef) and Surender (grill chef) and our lunchtime waiter at Jim’s Grill, the lovely, ever-smiling, Puran should be included in my blog. Given the high standard of cuisine and service, this is the very least I can do.
The walk back to our cottage each evening through the lighted garden is an experience in itself. The heavy perfume of the night-scented jasmine is almost overpowering in the still air, providing a fitting end to another perfect ...
... hidden (unless Paddy were to place a comment on the blog), for although our helpful driver gave us a full description, it was in Hindi. We named it 'Philippa’s Lake’ after the vivacious young publisher staying with us at our homestay. Philippa is an Oxford graduate who has found a flat in Delhi, but periodically likes to visit the Retreat in Bhimtal to work and to rest. She had already told us of her predilection ...