Hey to all you travel weary folk who made self-defeating decisions of where to holiday Okay so I made one too but balanced that half-witted and barmy decision with a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious one. Yep couldn’t find a better word than one of the longest words in this cracking language to describe my after the ‘nightmare’ experience. Tell you about it in a while but first I must let you in on my holiday (ahem) in Nainital. Actually it’s good that I went there – a great whacky story related to travel is almost always the result of a holiday or travel being wrecked beyond words. I had many more than a couple of O holy @*&%@** moments and instantly decided that I would subject you to this whacky exposition right after my decision to beat my friend to a pulp for suggesting I holiday at Nainital.
Nainital, as I discovered, is part of the less glamorous travel destinations. It was a challenge just negotiating and weaving my waythrough the click happy oversized families, the overpowering numbers of vendors and their ‘exclusive’ memorabilia and the Nainital lake. What’s my problem with the lake? It’s opaque with slime and dirt and I was left wondering as to how the skinny boatmen were able to run the oars through. Had to hand it to them – great job guys I pictured myself almost drowning in the Nainital lake that I can now describe as viridian slobber. Nainital offered me everything that I would never have wishfully chosen – it made me remain outside my comfort zone for all the wrong reasons for as long as I was there.
This ‘holiday’ made me even more determined to find my haven of nature and I scrounged around like a person possessed. Eureka – I found Sattal and sitting pretty on a hill-top the V Resorts, Sattal. I moved around in quick movements and found myself unable to contain my happiness. This place, despite its serenity and poise, commanded my attention and I was blown away by almost everything. V Resorts itself seems like a picture from a postcard, that we enviously receive from relatives boasting about their ‘overseas’ trip. Sattal’s seven lakes are almost mythical in being pristine and clear to the point of being able to see all the way to the lake floor. I immediately wanted to go snorkeling with the people down there. But wait, nature’s singers, a host of migratory birds, stopped me in my tracks with their colorful plumage and heart-warming chirps.
V Resorts offers you the opportunity to indulge in so many activities in a region whose greatest charm is its stillness. An engaging contradiction They do not need much of the promotional brouhaha since the captivating and rewarding view is enough to get you and keep you there. Okay gotta go – there is so much to see and do and I can hardly wait. Stay whacky