Dawn Group of House Boats
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDawn Group of House Boats Srinagar
The house boat stay was nightmare for us . Every thing on condition we were tired and we ate food at around 8:30 pm and slept
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Before I could comprehend Jammu, we started moving towards Katra. My friend Rameysh came to pick me up at the military airport of Jammu. This morning, had met an auntie who accompanied me to Bangalore airport in a taxi . She and I connected very well - very pleasing personality she had. Wonder why all aunties are so nice people. In the airplane, met a young boy Anmol who was studying Mechanical Engineering in Bangalore. A native from Jammu, he told me lot about his city ...
... I just paid your bloody import tax thinking it was for me" I didn't realise I needed to pay import tax oops. A call had been logged. I told him my mother's head was all over the place she was worried and scarred and I had to go home not that my brother was 25 pounds down. Then things turned a bit sour. He was angry. I told him I would pay as I know he has organised a lot that this is not a problem etc but I had to go home. The mum took us to the back of the boat and showed us the ...
... oddest situations imaginable in a forbidden part of the world and we go all-in with a blackout. Of course this isn't their first black rodeo so candles are lit promptly and not a bite is delayed. It's actually kind of nice; the wood crackles in the stove and anyone passing through slows down to compensate for the poor visibilty. Sadly, the light returns after a little while.
We meet Akbar's newly recovered mother about whom he was worried ...
... specific goods, people's shops, tourists on canal tours.... You name it.
Cashmiri culture is unique in so many ways. Their traditional clothing is practical and different. We got a glimpse of a phreak (woolen capes) in action on our hike and on one or two of the colder evenings in Srinagar. They are like massive trench-coats with no buttons or zip, and the locals walk around in them with their hands inside the cloth to keep warm. On the first couple of views of this I did ...
... who were thin and lean, leather skinned, bearded, hessian clad and definitely in need of dental care up into the mountains. We rode up over streams, rocks and grass for a couple of hours until we reached the gypsy huts made of wood that could be dismantled in the winter when they move on and Marcus was given a welcome cup of milky, sweet Marsala tea. The views across green meadows, trees just coming into bright green leaf over to the snow covered glacier and beyond up ...