Travel Blogs from Kullu
... a great speed so as to annihilate anything that comes in the way. We were holding the rope so tight as tho our life depended on it. (Yes it was)!
After almost an hour we reached the end point. Our vehicle was waiting with our luggage.
We enjoyed it. ...
... a dozen or so women hike down the steep and rocky mountain trail, with at least 100 lbs bulky bundle of grass roped to their back.
The next harvest is wood. Most all homes are heated with a small wood burning stove which drives people, illegally again, into the forest with ax in hand to down a tree. They will hack away until well after dark settles. Both men and women with large conical wicker baskets on their back, a single rope over the top of their head carry ...
... healthy food like fruit and veg, there were offerings of sweets, and chocolate, and snacks!!! I still don't understand a lot of the tenets of their faith - there was an information poster explaining the Manalla wheel however it would have taken me an eternity to read it all and my attention was soon stolen by a marauding monkey outside!
In addition to seeing the auld buddhist temple and the tibetan museum we spent time looking around the local shops in mcleod ...
High on the ridge was the cave where Padmasambhava allegedly meditated. According to tradition, Padmasambhava was incarnated as an eight year old child appearing in a lotus blossom in a lake that is now identified with the Swat Valley of Pakistan. In Rewalsar, he secretly taught Tantric* to Princess Mandarava, the local king's daughter. The king on finding out tried to burn him but Padmasambhava could not be killed. Instead, ...
... or as a part of some trekking group, camping in kasol.
Anyways we reached kasol at around 10 in the morning and decided to have breakfast at moon dance cafe. the food was good and when the guy at the cafe came to collect the bill, yours truly had the audacity to ask him directly "bhaiya, yahan maal kahan se milega?" (where can i get weed?). the answer was shocking "yahan kasol mein to kahan hi milega aapko" (its difficult to find any in kasol)!! i ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services