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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... we needed a guide and a cook and the jeep driver was also trekking along with the horseman, why were so many people taking us to go trekking it seemed odd. I liked the cook a lot more than the jeep driver but I did not trust him. I thought we would feel better if another woman went so asked sahid if his sister could come and he said Kashmir girls are not allowed to trek, great news girls don't go trekking here. Sahid then insisted he take us to his mosque. We repeatedly told him we do ...
... he was a Scout leader and definitely lived up to their motto!
In Bikaner I definitely had some weird (but good!) moments. Firstly, whilst eating lunch I got chatting to two electrical engineering students. I mentioned that I had wanted to go to see a Bollywood film and before I know it all three of us were in a rickshaw and on our way. I had seen one other film (Dishkiyaoon in case you want to see it) in Jodhpur but failed a little. I had chosen an action film ...
... There were aircraft hangars, camouflaged buildings, barb wire, and soldiers everywhere (that was before we touched ground). There were a lot of soldiers around the airport, a mandatory registration form for the Kashmir region and checkpoints on the road out of the airport. The security presence doesn't diminish much in the city. Police checkpoints, armed soldiers everywhere, government buildings (and some hotels) sandbagged, barb wired, and with armed guards. Walking around ...
... but they were not for sale today. On the way to the trout hatchery we saw a number of Himalayan grey lingers (monkeys) having a feast in a couple of mulberry trees. It was cool, shady and a lovely peaceful place to be, On to lunch at a restaurant and then back to the houseboats. Time to start thinking about packing. I've bought so much stuff that I don't know how I'm going to get it all to Delhi. Once there it'll be O.K. as we. Are allowed 40kg on Singapore ...
... yet fallen so snowboarding is not an option yet. No problem, flexibility is an important part of traveling and so a new plan is made to go to the south (and the sun) earlier than expected so I have more time to look around there.
- Do not go to Jammu & Kashmir province in winter. It is cold and there is nothing to see and to do. The only reason to go is for skiing or snowboarding but check first if it is possible.