Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious!
If you say it loud enough, you'll always sound precocious,
|Jen on the Houseboat in Kashmir|
|Children playing on a floating island on the Lakes in Kashmir|
We had however decided to tear ourselves away from the beauty of the lakes taking a local bus up past the snowline of the Himalayan Pir Panjal’s to an even more stunning location which actually boasts the highest golf course in the world, Gulmarg.
|Coat courtesy of Mr Mir - stylish don't you agree?|
I enjoyed his wife's company too, a gentle lady who had suffered a broken arm with severe complications. Her husband had taken her all the way to Srinagar to have it treated. In a land where women have little importance that made Mr Mir very special indeed.
We kept in touch for some time.
|Picture taken on second visit 1987|