4 thoughts on “DAILY PHOTO: Inside a Srinagar Houseboat: Stepping Into the Past

    • It was fine. Neither exceptional nor bad. Part of the benefit should have been the solitude, but one had less solitude because salesmen come around to visit in a way they never would be allowed to knock on your hotel room door. Of course, we were there during curfew, so people were probably more desperate than usual.

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      • No. They’re moored in place, not like the houseboats in Kerala which are actually as much a boat as a house. These are more house than boat. They just started building on the lake because foreign nationals during colonial times couldn’t own land in Kashmir, and this was away for them to make an end run around that law in order to be homeowners.

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