March 12, 1977
Staying on the houseboat Babar -- living in luxury, lounge room, dining room, bedrooms with private baths, roof deck, servants. Evening boat ride on Dal Lake!
The next afternoon a three and a half hour shikara boat ride to the Mughal gardens.
Trip to Gulmarg. Horse ride up to snow fields.
Source: Personal travel notes.
|From 1977 03 02 India|
The Vale of Kashmir is sometimes called Heaven on Earth for its natural beauty. Kashmir has lakes and snow-capped mountains, making it a prime vacation spot and a welcome break after my travels through the hot, dusty plains of northern India. We stayed on luxurious houseboats on Dal Lake.
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