Royal Group of Houseboats
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... is a shine near town which is said I be the resting place of his body. Don't mention this to the local peoples though, it could result in stoning. After that we headed along a canal where we eventually got lost. We then came across men herding geese and one of the guys we were with wanted to buy some. We chased some down and he grabbed four. That was really funny. On the way back to Sri****r it started to monsoon. Some of the road was blocked by landslides. It was quite ...
After the worst nights sleep ever (people on the next boat partying into the night, mosquitos, a very hard bed with too many people in it), we woke with the sounds of call to prayer to a very cold morning, and very soon after - as dawn was breaking - we headed out on our Shikaras to the floating markets. This is a kind of market place for boat people where the locals buy and sell the vegetables, fruit and flowers they grow. It was very ...
An easy day planned for us. In the morning we visited another carpet showroom and I loved a silk runner, but it is too long for our hallway. Then on to Ashraf's brother Ahmid's house for lunch. What a feast they put on for us! We met the extended family and their hospitality was very warm. Lunch was served traditional style, sitting on cushions on the floor and eating with our fingers. ...
... money because he had had no guests for the last ten years. One of the separatists laid his rifle on Mr Butt's kitchen table saying "Your money or your life..." Two nights later the same thing happened but this time it was the Indian army. Mr Butt had no choice other than to give the little money he had.
Although he was very bitter about the conflict he was however very optimistic about the future. Local Indian tourism was at a high for the first time for years and ...
So Yusouf our on board helper made us tea and biscuits and we decided to head off and have a look around the town.
We went to Daal lake and were even more excited about our little sanctuary. Harinder had been here before and hated it and now I know why, it is so touristy and crowded in comparison to our slice of heaven. After stretching our legs we went back for vodka on the deck and a quick boat ride around our like at ...