Fairmount Hotel

Earls Field Estate, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171002, India | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shimla

Shimla

A travel blog entry by simoncardnell

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Shimla's where the British rulers of India used to move when the Northern plains got unbearably hot during the crazy summer heat. It's full of old colonial buildings. Based, more than 2000 meters above sea level it's nice temperature and the snowy Himalayan ranges can be seen poking their heads above the horizon line. I meet a British guy whilst walking up to the steps towards a temple devoted to the monkey god Hanaman. He now lives ...

Delhi to Shimla

A travel blog entry by mlsmalcolm

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... it's way around the hills constantly going back on itself as it climbed at between 10 & 15 km per hour. The trip took 5 hours but as the time passed the scenery improved greatly, there were a few stops on the way where people jumped off and would come back with various Indian cuisine and sweet tea, they were very keen for us to try things. It was interesting that at the beginning of the trip people ...

Delhi to Shimla. - TERRIFYING

A travel blog entry by cavilleharris89

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... rapids. Perhaps the sheer magnificence and stunning serenity of the view to my right allowed me to keep it together. we flew around blind corner after blind corner overtaking vividly decorated and colourful trucks, hooting loudly to warn anyone on coming. I guess the close calls came when amongst the consistent hoot of ours drowned out the consistent hoot of those on the other side... Astoundingly, on the two wheels around the corner, a plan is made and two lanes ...

From cool Shimla to hot Chandigarh

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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We stayed just the one day, wandering about admiring the very British-looking buildings, though different from the usual colonial style. We found the Western food we missed out on the previous day, and went for Tex-Mex, something we definitely hadn’t tried during the trip. The next morning, we took the narrow-gauge ‘toy train’ railway down to Kalka. Our train was called the ‘Himalayan Queen’, which sounded exciting, ...

Sightseeing in Shimla

A travel blog entry by matt.s.wise

... give his explanations in English as well as Hindi, just for me! Strangely though - and I've heard this a fair bit now - when Indians talk in Hindi they often throw in many English words; I don't know if these are words for which there is no direct Hindi equivalent, the word has been 'imported' into the language, or they are speaking in a mixture of Hindi and English. Whichever it is, I was sometimes able to guess what the guide was saying!
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This 3 star hotel, located on Earls Field Estate, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kufri Ski Resort, and Kinnaur.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good