Amar Palace

Address: The Ridge, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171012, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on The Ridge, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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    Travel Blogs from Shimla

    We head for the hills....

    A travel blog entry by peacocks2014 on Jan 17, 2015

    30 photos

    ... office blocks. It occurred to me that we must have passed the woman who rings us every evening at home as we start dinner, to tell us about our PPI claim.

    We eventually arrived at Kalka, the start point for the long departed “toy train”. With startling efficiency our cab driver was waiting outside the rather dusty station and in no time we were off up the road to Shimla.

    The drive took us through beautiful scenery. The climb is pretty severe and ...

    Exploring into Himalyas

    A travel blog entry by dave.wardle.399 on Feb 18, 2013

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... for morning coffee at former residence of Lord Kitchener, Wildflower Hall. Beautiful location with nature reserve and water catchment for Shimla. Told there were Brown and Black Bear, Leopard, Panther and a rare deer. We saw two Yak tied up by side of road but nothing wild except countless monkeys. Would have been great to have ...

    Shimla: Birthplace of the Indian Partition

    A travel blog entry by crowdywendy on Jul 14, 2012

    8 photos

    ... A staff of 800, including 40 gardeners were employed here at any one time. The surrounding lawns, gardens and terraces formed part of a 331 acre estate which was later extended.

    Mainly used for the entertainment of the Viceroys, the Lodge also witnessed many events of historical importance. In the struggle for Indian Independence and the negotiations which led to Partition, crucial meetings took place here. And indeed in 1947 the documents for Indian Partition ...

    At last, a first-class train

    A travel blog entry by wilf_day on Mar 19, 2011

    ... Railways can be great!

    Driving to the airport through the best parts of New Delhi, Margaret says "why haven't we seen this side of Delhi before?" That's what happens when you have a day and a half to see a capital city.

    What a day. On reaching the airport, I require a double rum, which I chug down in one reviving swallow standing at the bar. Another Indian ...

    Monkey madness!

    A travel blog entry by wallsy on Aug 07, 2010

    11 photos

    ... ale, then chilled out for the arvo after all that exertion.

    Had a bit of a nanna, then Ads and I coughed up the dinero and duelled it out on the table tennis table. In simple terms, I got a bollocking.

    A random Indian place called Goofa for dinner, accompanied by an apple wine, which Himachal Pradesh is supposedly famous for, and an early night. We're heading towards Manali tomorrow, but we won't get that far...see what happens...

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