Tag Archives: Kashmir

Srinagar 1

Friday May 17th Houseboat ‘Winsor’ From the Delhi Hell-hole to Srinagar Shangri-la (video). We – Christian, Jane, Brett, like me from South London, and Graham, originally from South London, but now Perth, Australia – were knackered when we arrived in … Continue reading

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Srinagar 2

Houseboat ‘Winsor’ Saturday May 18th Today’s highlight was a bike ride round Dal Lake and across the causeway currently being upgraded to take buses. It was bone shuddering and skin burning from the overhead sun, with everywhere green or mud. … Continue reading

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Letter to Son No.1 – Srinagar

Houseboat ‘Winsor’ – Srinagar 20th May I’ve got a temperature and am on a hot tea fast to overcome my trots. My sprained ankle is slowly on the mend, but I now have contusions on my right leg because I … Continue reading

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Ladakh 1

Friday 14th June Notes in my diary which do not give rise to many memories. Ho hum. Italics denote comments written in 2014. June 1 Bus to Leh, Ladakh, (A class 90/-) 2-6 Tak Guest House (8/-) in Leh Old … Continue reading

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Letter to Son No.1 – Ladakh (i)

Tak Guest House Leh, Ladakh, June 3rd There are many people who, like me, are travelling the world for a year or so. The secret object is to discover a place to stop, a place which is both relaxing and … Continue reading

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Kashmir Redux

15.8.85 Hotel ‘Grotsville’ Jammu, Kashmir I’m now travelling again, moving and being moved. Within the space of five days I’ve experienced wonderment and despair, boredom and fear, pleasure and just about endurable pain. Perhaps this section of my scribing should … Continue reading

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