Our Top 10 Indian Experiences

Blue Skies, Snow Peaks, & No Worries!

Our Top 10 Experiences in India   10. Floating on a small canoe past the burning bodies at the crowded ghats of the mighty Ganges River. 9. Taking our first steps onto the luxurious houseboat, floating on beautiful Dal Lake surrounded by mountains & silence. 8. Jungle Johnnie’s slice of paradise, indulging in western comforts,visiting the … Continue reading

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Kashmir: Spoiled or Unspoiled?

Kashmir Conflict Graffiti

It would be easy to describe Kashmir as an unspoiled natural beauty. Huge peaceful lakes reflecting the striking summits of the Himalayas & an abundance of greenery & wildlife. Kashmir provides a picturesque panorama from every angle, each seemingly more beautiful than the last. Unspoiled. However, the words to describe the political strife of the region … Continue reading

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Life on a House Boat

Boat on Dal Lake

Life on a House Boat SLOW. 9:00am: Rise & Shine. Awe at the morning dew on the mountains and lake. Laugh at the mamma duck running away from her ducklings. Read for 20 minutes. 9:30am: Eat eggs & toast. Your choice of jam, butter, or honey. Drink tea and read more. 10:00am: Shower & lay … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Craftwork in Kashmir

Kashmir Carpet

    Kashmir is known for its handicraft. One afternoon we got the opportunity to watch a young girl weaving a Kashmiri carpet. The carpet in the picture will take at least 9 months to complete, working relentless 7-8 hour days. Each knot is strategically strung to create the infamous patterns sought after by so many.

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Photo Friday: Divine Dal Lake

Dal Lake, Kashmir

  Dal Lake is situated at the Northern tip of India, the head of the country in the heart of Kashmir. Charming houseboats bob quietly on the calm waters of the lake, enclosed by the awe-striking Himalayas. An absolutely stunning scenery.

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