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... at the area we were going trekking in and yes there were some good review of how amazing it is but they were all written by Indians and predominantly men this did not mean to me it was safe for 2 female white tourists. We also read a lot of reviews that said they went there and were really harassed and threatened by the horseman and it was a horrible experience and not safe, these were not trekkers just people travelling through. Then we read the news and it had reports of ...
... I had no idea what was going on, as usual!
I arrived in Amritsar by night bus and the weird and wonderful continued to flow. The weird first of all - I went to see the nightly closing of the border between India and Pakistan. Rather than just a quiet 'goodnight' and shutting of a gate this is now a huge spectacle which so many people come and see that both countries have put up stands that seat a couple of thousand people. After some spontaneous dancing to ...
... including a hand luggage empty out and a bag identification process. I honestly got through to departures feeling molested and like my personal space and privacy had been invaded. I have to admit, getting on that plane after this airport experience actually made me excited for Round 2 of outrageous Delhi. If at first you don't succeed.... You know the rest. Hahaha. Looking forward to keeping an open mind and seeing Delhi through different eyes with some local support holding our hands this time.
... us pinned by the mountain range behind us.
We experienced the sensational beauty of the Kashmir valley, first hand, with the sun setting over the Dal Lake, taking us back to the Mughal era, when these gardens would have literally felt like heaven on earth.
After the Mughal garden experience, we were taken to a Carpet factory, where we were shown and explained the intricacies of the art of carpet making, the finery of the designs, the magnitude ...
... the right trek!! Oops... too late and we can do it ourselves, no problem!! We finally reached the peak of the mountain and the views are like anything ever seen. So picturesque and unique. We weren't expecting to see such green pastures, snowy rocky peaks, long rivers and the forest below us at 4500m above sea level. Lake Gangabal was our destination and we made it... After 7 hours walk and with a little bit of help from one of yhe locals who carried our bags for the last ...