Travel Blogs from Leh
... grand, but now is very much a case of faded grandeur. Sadly much of India seems to be a case of faded grandeur with very little maintenance or infrastructure development evident since the Brits left. The view is lovely with old cedar trees on the steep hills although we are just under the mist level. We have wifi for the first time for 4 days but still not any cell phone coverage as we are still in the Kashmir military ...
... br> Scientific, mechanised West
Aping the East to scratch a spiritual itch
Recognition that their lives aren't blessed?
The seminar is about avoiding envy
The Lama's interpreter is funny, engaging
The pained urban apers are nodding like Noddy
Their lives finally have a pre-packaged Eastern meaning
From Rod Laver Arena now,
Chalice of tennis stardom and the occasional peace guru
To Stoke Palace, Leh, where 15 years later he again have ...
... was waiting for my friend – Asif to reach Delhi. Me and my other friend who isn’t going to come took a cab to go to his house, as soon as we sat in the cab, its 6 in the morning and early morning news is being played on the radio and it is said that there are threats that there might be activities during the independence day 15th Aug. in Delhi kargil and areas near to it…kargil being close to leh my friend looks at me asking if I still want to ...
... adjacent to 2 summers ago when I was living in Glasgow. We immediately bonded but he becomes important later when he really helped us when our best made plans began to unravel themselves before our very eyes. We also booked ourselves onto a white water rafting trip for the morning. That evening we ate in an Italian restaurant where all the food was swimming in a pool of oil - it was horrible; we never went back. That night we went to bed early as Pascal had a bad ...
... Setting off in the blazing sun, with hardly any shadow spots to be seen, should have warned us a bit. But on the map there are some river streams, so not to worry. As we make our way through a stunning desert environment, our first stream is completely dry. The next as well. Hmmmm... Haku is getting overheated with his black fur, and our energy is getting low due to the burning sun. We seek shelter at any rock big enough to provide us some shade. Our ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet