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... freundlich beraten, am Abend wenn wir wieder Zuhause sind, werde ich die Fahrt buchen.
Danach gibt es Frühstück. Ich esse zwei 'plain eggs' und ENDLICH mal wieder einen Kaffee. Er ist zwar nicht einmal halb so stark, wie Zuhause, aber besser als gar keiner^^.
Nach dem Frühstück,werden wir von einem Fahrer abgeholt, der uns heute die ganze wunderschöne Umgebung zeigen soll. Unser Fahrer ist ein sehr lustiger Einheimischer mit Bart, Sonnenbrille ...
... to get some good views of the mountains, before popping across the road to the Himalayan Bird Park, a small bird cage park with numerous pheasant birds on show.
... not the India you'd think of. It's also rife with monkeys. Hanuman the Hindu god who is half man half monkey is top dog here and there's an enormous orange statue of him at the back of the city. Hindus are incredibly proud of it and worship the statue and the monkeys, although there are signs everywhere to say that they are fun but dangerous 'monkey will bite!'. Hanuman is said to be super strong and loyal but like the animal mischievous. There's a couple of hotels ...
... Raj used to spend their summers in Shimla's cooler climate and as we hauled our backpacks up its steep slopes, we saw what they had left behind. Timber-framed cottages, red-brick buildings and the grand town hall line the pedestrianised high street. It was a welcome change to pass smartly-dressed school kids instead of scrawny beggars, and house-trained pets rather than wild livestock. For the ...
... But the path never completely vanished, and as it continued in the direction of the Glen, I continued to follow it in hope. Finally after well over an hour I emerged at the road from where the track down to the Glen starts! The location of Chadwick Falls thus remains a mystery to me, but anyway I enjoyed my hike through the mixed forest (despite my ongoing concern about getting lost, or putting a foot wrong and slipping down the hillside doing myself an injury!).