V Resorts Sattal
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- Continental Breakfast
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... to the hotel reception for the purpose. Off he went to top up our phone so we could resume our negotiations with the bank. It was an anxious moment when he returned with the news that the local phone shop was only authorised to top up by 100 rupees (about one pound). However this was enough to phone our bank at home and establish that the cards were all usableat ATMs throughout India – but how to use them if, despite the banks assertion, they ...
... that of Inder (tandoori chef) and Surender (grill chef) and our lunchtime waiter at Jim’s Grill, the lovely, ever-smiling, Puran should be included in my blog. Given the high standard of cuisine and service, this is the very least I can do.
The walk back to our cottage each evening through the lighted garden is an experience in itself. The heavy perfume of the night-scented jasmine is almost overpowering in the still air, providing a fitting end to another perfect ...
... to a beautiful secluded lake deep in the forest. Having parked the car by the roadside, he led us through the woods to the hidden lake. Not a sign of human habitation was to be seen; all around us huge, forested mountain slopes rose mightily to a cerulean sky while only the multicoloured dragonflies and huge butterfles disturbed the unruffled calm of the lake.
The name and whereabouts of this unbelievably beautiful spot ...
... the best bit!
After returning to England, Colonel Jones soon pined for his beautiful hillside home in the peaceful forests that he loved so well, and returned to Bhimtal to live out his days on the estate. His presence may be felt in the ruined shed, standing nearby, which served as a barracks for the detachment of soldiers he kept on hand, and the jail where miscreants could be housed until delivered to the prison in Nainital.
... I still await my first dose of 'Delhi-belly'.
It would be good to report that the rest of the trip to Bhimtal was without incident. Alas! This was not altogether true. Not only was Thursday a major Sikh festival, but it was also the day of the full moon. Whole families had made their way to the holy river to immerse themselves in the Ganga, and the approach to the bridge was beset with badly parked cars, stray cows, donkeys, goats and large groups ...