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... clean and an absolute delight. Our room was large and spacious and furnished with a tall convector heater. We were soon to understand why this piece of apparatus was there and we certainly grew to appreciate it presence.
A major feature of the hotel was the art deco “Hollywood” bar. The walls of which were festooned in signed photos of legendary Hollywood stars such as Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Greta Garbo and Mary Pickford. There were countless ...
... I gave up trying to explain I wasn't the guide and just answered all his questions. Seemed to go alright, perhaps another career option! Sue got so comfortable in her armchair wrapped up in a blanket that she fell asleep for the last hour when it got dark. Views on the journey were spectacular and journey time 6 and 1/2 hours. We are off for dinner closely followed by bed. Will try to write more ...
... could well be in Victorian England when wandering through the Mall. Some of the buildings even looked Tudor in design. The architecture was a weird mixture of bazaars and local Indian shops selling hardware, stationery, fabric and spices interspersed with grandiose British inspired establishments and old government buildings. Even the lavishly designed red and white Post Office was very English.
On the way back to our hotel we walked past a robust old ...
Not wanting to leave a warm bed is a Deja Vu of being back in Annapurna, Nepal! Always freezing in the mornings and Shimla is no different, still i opened the windows and looked out onto the valley as it fell away before me as did Shimla itself and breathed in the heavy pine forested scent in the air.
Reading the Rough Guide the must see places are Jakku Temple, the State Museum and the Viceregal lodge. So i set out ...
... so we suffered a little (especially Lucy)! We were originally planning to stay in Shimla for around a week but the weather conditions started to get us down and restricted us so much with activities that we decided to move on early. We did some research into the areas between Shimla and Delhi and a place called Chandigargh sounded nice with lots to do. We booked some trains and after 3 days in Shimla we headed off back down the mountain.