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Kashmir has got to be one of my most favourite and oft travelled spot in India. Whenever someone asks me how many days to plan for Srinagar, I am at a loss as every time I go there, I discover a new nugget. I can’t get enough of traversing the quiet waters of the Dal […]

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#KashmirTravelDiaries: Of magical potions & oils

Poloview market, just off Residency road in downtown Srinagar is the place to go for all your shopping; from Kashmiri embroidery worked sarees, scarves, stoles to bags to shoes to even aromatic oils. It’s the latter which intrigued me as I am obsessed with smelling good and burning incense and what not in the home […]

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#KashmirTravelDiaries: A floating postoffice on the Dal lake

While roaming on the Dal Boulevard, I espied a gorgeous houseboat with the red and white signage of the Indian postal office. Curious I ventured forth to explore further and to my delight, it turned out to be the first and only Floating Post Office in India, gloriously standing tall in a charming backdrop of […]

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#KashmirTravelDiaries: Gulshan Books

Books galore, Gulshan Gulshan While walking in down town Srinagar, I espied a charming looking book store on Residency road by the name of Gulshan Books, and immediately popped inside to browse as the shop window beckoned me with its beautifully bound tomes. It turned out to be a quaint bookstore built of wood with […]

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#KashmirTravelDiaries: Chasing a snow dream

Every year, the onset of winters brings me to dreaming of seeing snowfall- a childhood wish. This year the hilly regions of Himachal and Kashmir have been seeing more than abundant snowfall as evident from tantalising pictures on FB. To make matters worse, my inner devil decided to chant ” I want to see snowfall!!!!!” […]

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Glimpses of a white Kashmir

After seeing my pics of some of friends of Gulmarg and Pahalgam in December, I was so tempted that I planned a trip to Kashmir to see the snow. The weather was not as cold as I was expecting it to be; no snowfall in Srinagar and only sunny days everyday. I was surprised to see such barreness in Kashmir, after […]

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