Lazy Sunday Photo- The Shopkeeper at Gulmarg

By Mridula Dwivedi March 17, 2013 5 Comments ,

We wanted to do some shopping at Gulmarg as we were not confident about the conditions at Srinagar. And we found that even though there were many hotels, restaurants and snow boot renting shops but only place to buy shawls, t-shirts etc. For me buying something for my daughter is a must, that is my entry fee to get back into my home!

The Shopkeeper at Gulmarg, Kashmir, India

The Shopkeeper at Gulmarg, Kashmir, India

After I finished my shopping at the only shop, the shopkeeper said, “you were so soft, otherwise women bargain quite hard.” I bought a stole quite similar to what you see in the display. But I will have to wait for the next season to use it as winter has gone away from NCR!

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Mridula Dwivedi

I started my India travel blog, Travel Tales from India in 2005. In 2016 I realized Travel Tales from India and Abroad better reflected my writings. I love to walk and ride in metros around the world. I have not been everywhere, I am not even close, but it is on my list. I also quit my job as a professor in 2015, it was a happening year! I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur ages ago!

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