Hazratbal in Kashmir Himalayas: A Photostory

A Minaret of Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir

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Hazratbal at the banks of the Dal Lake is popular for aesthetics and its historical and religious merits. The mausoleum cum mosque, dedicated to Prophet Muhammed, is as sacred to the Kashmir Muslims as Golden Temple to the Sikhs. Hazratbal literally means a holy place or majestic place. 2016: The…

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The Nehru’s: A Pleasant Place to Stay in Srinagar

Pictoral review of food served at Shangraf restaurant in Srinagar

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Cost Box Room Suite Tariff on European Plan (EP) basis: ₹3,500 per night for two persons, inclusive of taxes Note: The hotel took one day’s tariff in advance. Food Aloo Matter: ₹125 Channa Dal: ₹125 Dal Fry: ₹135 Green Salad: ₹90 Kashmiri Saag: ₹100 Nadroo Palak: ₹150 Paneer Bhurji: ₹180…

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1-Kg Paratha from Srinagar: Amusing Ignorance

Food you should try in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir

Travels reveal the truth about various aspects of our lives. Travels also reveal how ignorant we are of the truth despite of long spells of formal education. Some of the revelations are really amusing. Here are two anecdotes. At Alpine Hut in Rangdum, Kargil, I met two canteen boys who…

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