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... is evidence of wonderful architecture and a thriving commercial center. We visit several historic mosques and walk the streets of the old city this morning. We take a break for lunch on the houseboat, and then return to visit the famous Mughal gardens this afternoon. There are a lot of school children in the gardens, and watching them have a blast in the fountains is almost as interesting as the ...
... I wish I had stayed there as it looked a weird, random but very fun experience. Finally, they feed everybody who visits the temple, again for free. Apparently in peak times they can feed up to 150,000 people per day! It's a simple meal of daal, rice and chapati but it was actually really tasty. It's a massive operation, mostly staffed by Sikh volunteers, and possibly the first thing in India that I've seen that can be described as efficient. This isn't just efficient though, it's ...
... for who knows what and pick up another helper. Several hours after our believed start time, we finally made it to the village of Narang, where our trekking would begin. Narang is a small Kashmiri village, with ancient Hindu ruins, and a transit gypsie community throughout the hills. And of course we discovered our Kashmiri guide wasn't the guide at all; we were promptly handed off to an old gypsie man. As a side note, these aren't the European gypsies. The Kashmiris call ...
... verandah. They basically watched the river traffic and warned any passing shiksaras not to go past certain points. They also made sure we stayed put. It was so hot by noon that we would've want to go anywhere anyway. In the morning the usual people dropped by, the flower man, the laundry man, the rubbish pickup and we had a friendly visit (no sales) from the jeweller. After a while we started chatting to the soldiers. They were very friendly, but ...
... pashmina, trinkets, paper mâché ornaments to hand crafted bags. They are very persistence even though we told them we were not interested. Their favorite phrase was "looking is free" Later on we went to the two Mughal Gardens - Nishat and Shalimar. The gardens look great for the season . Some of the trees were already turning rust. We were lucky there were still some flowers for my fellow friends to go trigger happy. We met a family ...