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... all piled up around the outside and the windows falling apart. A real shame these old buildings do not have someone to care for them like the Theatre did.
There really isn't much else to say about Shimla. It was pleasant. A bit wet at this time of year and cold at night. First time we had needed a blanket at night in ages.
We are glad we went but it isn't somewhere either of us would rush back to.
We had a day to sleep in, more or less, and didn't have to meet until 9:15 down in the lobby. Places did not open until 10, so there was no point in meeting sooner. It was a lovely breakfast in the dining room and a more leisurely morning.
Shimla - the British spelled it Simla. The "h" is pronounced very softly, sort of as a "tch" sound and it was easier for the British to eliminate it. After independence, the "h" was restored. It is ...
... when we landed at the airport we just got a taxi to New Delhi railway station, hoping it was the rightone! Whwn we got there we were quite lost so We approached this Indian guy who looked very official and who spoke excellent English. We explained that we were to catch the Shatabadi from Delhi to Kalka, and he just tells us "oh no that ine is cancelled. There was accident. Boom"... And he illustrates the crash with his hands. We now start to panic, so he takes us to a taxi driver ...
... pogoda - przywitala nas typowo angielska mzawka, mgla i chlod. Wszak wzgorza, na ktorych polozona jest Simla rozciagaja sie na wysokosci siegajacej 2300 metrow! Swoja droga autobus wyrzucil nas jakies 300 metrow nizej, wiec trekking wysokogorski z pelnym osprzetem mamy juz zaliczony :)
Miasteczko tonie nie tylko w chmurach ale rowniez w dzikich tlumach hipstersko-japiszonskiej "warszawki" z Delhi, ktora spedza tutaj chyba kazdy weekend. The Mall przypomina pod tym ...