Hotel Kufri Holiday Inn
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... and evening meals. The menu was extremely comprehensive and the views were stupendous. At lunch times we sat out on the patio in the warm sunshine and for dinner we sat inside the huge circular glass building. Such is the topography of Shimla and the lofty position of the restaurant that during lunch we watched huge eagles soaring impressively below our patio and above the lower reaches of the town. At night the lights of the same town glistened enticingly on the numerous ridges ...
... not find his tonic water so sadly he settled for a bottle of whiskey.
Our afternoon stroll provided us with an appreciation of the almost vertical steepness of the ridge. We were amazed how the buildings could cling to such impossible slopes. Not too well, we were about to find out.
That evening we were startled to see the our hotel restaurant was extremely busy, mostly with Malaysian tourists and their families. Up until this time the ...
... this road. However, it added some experience. I found that drivers in Haryana are very aggressive. They like to come in speed and stop with a sudden brake. At least couple of points, I feel that car is going to bang. However, nothing of that sort happened. Crossing Panipat was a pain as we were below the Panipat elevated bridge and spend lot of time to finally reach NH-1. Time was PM and our plans to reach Chandigarh looks very much feasible.
Journey on NH1 was ...
... i walked 10 minutes further, again down hill and then back up to the Viceregal Lodge or Institute of Advance Studies as it is now known.
Built by the British between 1884 - 1888 it resembles a Scottish castle with grey lime stone walls reaching high and topped with stone spikes and the odd Lion statue. it still has above the entrance the symbol of the empire, a Lion and Unicorn aside the coat of arms but of ...
... a more than needed break.
Although I encountered my version of nightmare, while boarding on train
for my smallest possible vacation, and in morning I realized by
remembering that how desperately I needed this. So, here starts ...