Mount 'n Mist
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... by ATMs and card machines? The prospect of spending the rest of our holiday in an Indian jail loomed ever closer.
Meanwhile, the tailor set about measuring me for my bamboo suit, although by this time, I was convinced that we could purchase neither the suit nor Judith’s shawl and kurti. The optimistic “no problem!” which greeted this pronouncement, did not seem to solve our immediate predicament.
Perhaps the ...
... that of Inder (tandoori chef) and Surender (grill chef) and our lunchtime waiter at Jim’s Grill, the lovely, ever-smiling, Puran should be included in my blog. Given the high standard of cuisine and service, this is the very least I can do.
The walk back to our cottage each evening through the lighted garden is an experience in itself. The heavy perfume of the night-scented jasmine is almost overpowering in the still air, providing a fitting end to another perfect ...
... in the lakes of Nainital and we felt that Philippa’s lake was the idea bathing spot for this English water nymph.
Our next lake, Sattal, was equally beautiful, but larger. This time, we were able to drive to a small tourist spot with restaurants under the trees, and little wooden rowing boats drawn up on the beach. Carefully, we stepped into our seat under the stern canopy and allowed our boatman to row us out and ...
Why the 'Jones Estate'? Colonel Jones was a local administrator and magistrate for the region and built himself the Retreat high in the forests of Nainital. The land area was substantial and, after Independence, the whole lot was sold to Padmini's father-in-law together with the Rani of Balrampur and her brother General Madan Shamsher Jung
Bahadur Rana (both Nepalese royalty). The Nepalese still own most of the estate, but ...
... coach we had to catch left Anand Vihar at 10.30, and we were supposed to have been fetched from our hotel at 9.00. Fortunately, Usha insisted that the driver picked us up at 8.30 as once at Anand Vihar, we motored back and forth for an hour. Every time the traffic ground to a halt (luckily quite often) our driver leaned out to ask for directions from any nearby motorist or pedestrian. Most gave different and confusing answers while some, like ourselves, seemed ...