Travel Blogs from Srinagar
... then get any scrap of paper lying around and bang the wheel until the washers, bearings and other odd bits in the middle fall out on it. Oh I forgot to mention you need to pull the axle out first. This will be used again later, as opposed to only some of the bits that came out of the wheel, so keep it somewhere safe. Then you put the replacement wheel in after transferring from the old wheel the 4 rubber seals from the left side of the hub. Put some of the ...
... trying to sell it to you. Which continues my love / hate relationship with (tribal) Muslim areas. Personal history aside, it's the no (or at least underground) drinking and lack of interaction with the women that are the negatives. But, away from tourists spots, the people are very friendly and inviting, know how to treat a guest, and they have a rich culture and festivities. Kashmiri men take a lot of pride in their beards. These aren't long, bushy beards, but short ...
All but the four of us who just got back from Ladakh, left early before the curfew to go to Sonmarg for an overnight stay. The four of us simply couldn't face batting back into a car and do part of the journey we did just yesterday. I tried to check my emails, but the modem was switched off. I assumed because as Ashraf said that access to the Internet was blocked. The same five uniforms, 2 police and 3 soldiers turned up about 7am and took their positions ...
... City. We could linger at any place as long as we'd like and the driver would standby. Boyce was game too. In fact, he was quite anxious to go to the gardens for photographs.
Our driver owned the rickshaw and kept it spotlessly clean. Three in the back would have been too cozy so Dave rode upfront next to the driver while Boyce and I sat in back.
The cloudless sky was hazy blue ...
... the front gate on it, they said. How about a radio? No – go back!
We were tempted to go for it – and just continue – and see what the guard would do. But we still had more plans for India and decided to turn around.
We headed back down the mountain to the main road. We passed picturesque farm villages every 10 km or so. Each had a tea stall or two and a small shop selling odds and ends and maybe ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet