Vikram Vintage Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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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 ...
... hugely effect the rest of my day. The driver introduced himself as Sanjay and he seemed a bit, well... 'off'. The first five minutes, as he raced at breakneck speed through the winding hill roads was in dead silence until without warning, he started singing Hare Rama Hare Krishna at the top of his voice. Seconds after, he suddenly stopped singing and stopped the car in the middle of the road and asked if I had any hash on me. I said I didn't and without saying anything, he started ...
... then changed their mind and shouted for me to come back. As it turned out though, only to laugh at me for England's poor showing in the cricket world cup before allowing me to be on my way again. Eventually, I got to Banbassa, the first Indian town over the border and found a 'room' (essentially just a mattress behind a chai shop) which I was fine with but the chai shop owner was adamant I might get robbed so I found an en suite room with a TV for even less. I spent that ...
... wasn’t there. We tried to get in without having to stump up the membership but even our silver tongues couldn’t talk ourselves into the place – it did look very cool though with buttoned-up barmen with handlebar moustaches and signs warning that "decorum should be maintained". Couldn’t find anywhere else open tonight so headed back to the trusty Sakley’s for our last Indian curry which was phenomenal – this place also plays ...