Friday, November 23, 2007

The Floating Market in Srinagar


When I set off to travel around the world, I had never heard of Kashmir. It didn't make the news much in 1987. But at every hostel I stayed at, and every cheap cafe recommended by Lonely Planet, everyone said, "You must go to Kashmir." Eventually, I had to give in, and I'm so glad I did. There's no place in the world more beautiful and it was well worth waking up at dawn to see Srinagar's floating market in action.