By Brian Solomon
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While the boat Another of on the move hastily to collect it is is and usual to establish oneself on the front deck, which should be decorated with UP THE RIVER whatever flowers are white in season — in 47 May the purple or iris. The river, which shares in the universal disregard of Time, covers as much ground as it is possible for a river to do in its course from Islamabad, where it begins, to Baramulla, where it is it ceases, to be navigable. It is as if were loath to leave the Valley, a disposition which it besides, the impossible to blame or even criticise ; innumerable windings forbid monotony while the river, in the prospect, like a conscientious guide, shows you from every possible point of view the lovely changing landscape.
By short you may go to and easy marches, along good roads, these famous springs surrounded by temples and the ruins of palaces and pleasure-grounds, where the captive OUT OF THE BEATEN TRACK water is masonry led by tanks, artificial channels and confined in swarming with the shamelessly greedy sacred carp. But charming as these famous roads may never of them that the dancing ripples sing. listen to their eager, swift beguiling, very far, be, If it is you they will lead you by ways of exquisite beauty and utter desolation, from the splendid silence of shining slopes of snow you look on the white grandeur of the inaccessible heights till dividing the watersheds of the Indus and Jhelum, and KASHMIR 56 you may even "think scorn of that pleasant easy, much-frequented At land," the ways of the Valley.
To most idea of people the travel is fraught with tiresome associations of hurry and dust and noise, added to the desolating certainty that one will be snatched relentlessly places one has brief glimpses linger. The away from of, all and where one longs to contrast of this leisured progress, without dust, without hurry, without noise, one's its only law, under the the charming its own pleasure only sound the ripple of the water prow of the advancing boat as it glides smoothly on, is as delightful as it is at first bewildering.