Club Mahindra Binsar Valley
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... destination, a bus drove past with the driver shouting "Haldwani, Haldwani", which I knew was sort of on the way to Almora. I picked up my bags, paid for my breakfast and ran towards yet another bus. Again, just making it on. On the bus and on the street, I couldn't help but notice the people straight away looked very Indian already, I think I saw one guy out of hundreds who looked like he may have been Nepali. It was crazy how quickly the faces changed, in a matter of just a ...
... above and there is an almost carnival atmosphere at the top with Indian families enjoying the very dilapidated Mountain Magic amusement park full of rusty old rides and bumper cars.
We only spent about an hour up there before heading back down for sunset beers at the hotel and our last evening in India – boo hoo L Dressed in our finest clothes (dress code is no shorts or slippers) we headed out to Nainital boat house to find Mr Mumtaz but ...
... 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 ...
... cash to foreigners through an ATM. Sadly, as we were to find later, most rural ATMs do not dispense cash to foreign credit cards. Back in the bank, dear Paddy withdrew cash which she gave to Judith on loan, though how we would find a way to pay her back or indeed to pay for our accommodation and meals was as yet unclear.
After Paddy left us to attend an open day at the children’s convent school in Bhimtal, our driver ...
Pindari Glacier Trek
During this 6-day trek to the Pindari Glacier we hiked around 90 kilometres. We trekked alongside spectacular snow-capped peaks, spotting a Himalayan black bear, beautiful monals, langur monkeys, mountain sheep, staying in tiny huts without electricity, running water, indoor plumbing, heat (at night it went below zero) or gas, it felt like we were camping. As much a cultural experience as a natural one, it was great fun to chat ...