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Things to see and do in Jammu & Kashmir.
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Kashmir Shopping Guide

Kashmir Shopping Guide

Zamindar Home of Handicrafts, is owned and managed by Mansoor whose grandfather first opened doors for business back in 1932. They specialize in carpets and Gabbas.

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Aru Valley

Aru Valley

Aru Valley was as gorgeous as any of the other Kashmiri meadows we had seen so far. There were many young foals and calves prancing around here and we had a fabulous time gaping at them.

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Betaab Valley (Photo Feature)

Betaab Valley (Photo Feature)

Betaab Valley, en route to the Amarnath shrine, is located in Pahalgam an altitude of 2,530 metres above the sea level. Betaab Valley is where the popular Bollywood movie Betaab was shot.

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Betaab Valley

Betaab Valley

This place is an angler’s delight and even an amateur can catch a rainbow trout from the rushing streams. The large brown bear is a natural inhabitant of the thick Pine and Cedar forests.

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Srinagar Houseboats

Srinagar Houseboats

The houseboats have nicely-maintained interiors with intricate walnut-wood carvings, traditional Kashmiri furniture and plush Kashmiri rugs.

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Srinagar

Trouble in Paradise

When we woke up in the morning and stepped out of our houseboat room, Fayaz (houseboat owner) informed us that there had been an ‘incident’ in the old city the previous night.

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Gulmarg Travel

Gulmarg Pictures

The old name of Gulmarg was “Gaurimarg”, named after Lord Shiva’s wife. Yousuf Shah Chak changed its name to Gulmarg (land of roses).

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gulmarg

Gulmarg

They were slipping and sliding, throwing snow balls at each other and just plain thrilled to be there; it was an infectious environment!

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Srinagar Houseboats

Wondering how they look like from the inside? This photo set includes pictures clicked inside luxury houseboats docked on Dal Lake.

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