Agar firdaus bar roo-e zameen ast,
Hameen ast-o hameen ast-o hameen ast
– Amir Khusrau
There is so much to see in this region , nestled under the shadow of the Pir Panjals; from the iconic sights of the towns to the world famous gardens. Pristine natural beauty and intriguing mountains abound out here and then there are those splendid lakes that nestle amidst them. Indeed these are a sight to see and admire the uniqueness of Kashmir.
“Kashmir has been much more than a mere place. It has the quality of an experience , or a state of mind , or perhaps an ideal.”
– Jan Morris
Kashmir is the delicate reminder of the fact that poetry need not always need pages and words.When the pages are torn and ink is faded, the living poetry can be felt through heartbeats and emotions – Anonymous
It is a region which has its own significance and effect in terms of natural beauty, cannot be compared to any other and hence it holds its own amongst its peers. To read about Kashmir from my earlier travels , read here