Butt's Clermont Houseboats
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... the boarding gates which involves further metal detectors and x ray machines. I had to empty the content of my bag into a tray and have each item checked. The military woman who checked it was large and broad with a fixed frown. I have an odd bag content and she had to enquire over some of the items, "what's this" ... "A doorstop you know security" frown still fixed "and this "a gps tracker", "this" "a hockey stick shaped inflatable travel pillow" not even a crack in the fixed frown, ...
... Again, I have no idea what was going on as there was a religious-festival feel to it all but, hey, the music was good entertainment.
Despite being told that the buses to our next destination, Srinagar, left every hour, when we tried to actually get one it looked as if that day the only bus wasn't leaving for another 12 hours. We were quite confused though as people were already sitting on the bus. Nobody seemed able to explain what was going on apart from one guy ...
... not pay the additional "fee" to play. I did try my hand at buying some Kashmiri carpets. But, one, my knowledge is entirely theoretical from reading up on the old Silk Road and my old roommate Jen (best roommate ever of course), so I had no real ability to apply it to what the man was showing me. And two, the costs would more than cover at least a month of my travels in India and Asia. After that, I had a relaxing evening on a houseboat and would be off to Ladakh, Little Tibet, the next ...
... cover our heads. In between there was shopping of course. Four of us wondered off through a couple of back streets, which were really pleasant, clean and quiet. We also had a look at New Srinegar city centre. Very busy, but clean with smart almost western looking shops. We even sighted a traffic policeman directing traffic at an intersection there. The only one we've seen since arriving in India. In the early evening we had a terrific thunder storm with spectacular ...
... maintained and the flower gardens underwhelming. And they would have been underwhelming even if they were in their best bloom. But it was a peaceful stroll away from the hectic traffic outside the gate.
Next we stopped at the Shalimar Bagh Moghul Garden, which again made for a nice stroll. Neither of these 'famous’ gardens hold a candle to Gardens in my native ...