Young Lucky Star Group of Houseboats
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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The plan was to rise at 5.00am for a trip by shikara to the floating fruit & veggie market. All the produce is grown on the floating islands and the market stalls are all boats with the customers all in boats too. I must have been dead to the world because when the butler tried to wake me I didn't stir. He came back at 5.15 and did wake me. I shot up and dressed but the party had already left. Bother. Still it was ...
Akbar's heater-killer temperature control technique works brilliantly and we have, once again, slept. It's ironic that we take our vacations specifically to hoist ourselves into as much activity as possible, yet we end up coming to hold in the highest regard the periods when absolutely no activity occurs; sleep.
Everyone stages in room 2015 or "Michael and Yvette's Kashmir Country Smokehouse" (you'll come for the corn beef, you'll stay for the ...
... and easily organised in Leh. Also, we chose a 2 day trip and a night stay over in a town called Kargil. Interestingly, Ladakh divorced itself from the Kashmere's troubles after obtaining a union status and the Kashmiri Valley and Ladakh, despite both being regions of K&J have no connection.
On another breathtaking mountain highway, we meandered through many small towns on our way to Kargil. Stopping in Skurbuchan for brunch, we had a popular breakfast for the first time: ...
... by rivers.
We looked around the Dal Lake and stopped at the beautiful Mughal Gardens. The whole place is surrounded by massive mountains and has a different feel from the rest of India. It is more peaceful and what is special is that it is clean! Not as much rubbish on the streets is quite a unique view here.
We had some Punjabi veg food in the evening (as that is all our driver Anuz will eat), and left back to our houseboat to crash for ...
... atop a hill, with buildings surrounding the core temple, which houses the monks, it was a view that I would always cherish. Maintained in excellent condition, with intricate and colourful wooden carvings, lots of prayer wheels, few of them larger than us, and taking a bit of strength to rotate, the monastery offered us a delightful experience.
The monastery leads us from one shrine to another through a series of winding steps, like a maze, and Chell ...