Asia The Dawn

Address: Kalka Shimla Highway, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171010, India | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Kalka Shimla Highway, Shimla, is near Kalka - Shimla Railway, Jakhu Temple, Kinnaur, and Kufri Ski Resort.
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    Travel Blogs from Shimla

    Lush valley of Himalaya

    A travel blog entry by bpx805 on Jul 24, 2015

    1 photo

    Things changed dramatically for Shimla when the Scottish civil servant Charles Kennedy built his summer home in Shimla in 1822. When the British arrived here there was nothing but wilderness and climate and surroundings which reminded them of their home, Shimla was soon developed into the official summer capital of the Raj in 1864. It is now one of the ...

    Don’t eyeball the monkeys… alright!

    A travel blog entry by jaseross on Sep 22, 2014

    2 comments, 13 photos

    ... necessary. You will be glad to hear that it wasn't necessary. The strongest piece of advice was not to eyeball the monkeys as they see it as a challenge and go in to attack mode. (We can’t help singing… 'won’t you take me to… monkey town’).

    Shimla is beautiful. The temperature is cool up here. We have been sitting in the grounds of the Indian Institute for Advanced Studies, which was once the residence of the Viceroy of India and the place where ...

    Day 12 Oct. 10, 2013

    A travel blog entry by alexandmary on Oct 10, 2013

    2 comments, 6 photos

    ... for one hour of internet access and Alex decides to go check out the environs. I’m blogging away and I hear a thump, turn around to see what it was and a monkey was coming straight at me. I was out the door faster than anyone has ever seen me move. Ragur, our guide in Agra said he has had monkeys in his house and they can be very destructive. Last time it happened his wife was screaming - the monkey took ...

    Three Days in the Summer Capital

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Oct 29, 2012

    48 photos

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    Shimla sprawls for miles along the ridge. Spar’s Lodge, on the west end, is on an extremely steep road which reminded us of the road that leads to our old home on Kamakurayama. A fine guarded estate, occupied by a Lieutenant General in the Indian Army, is directly across from Spar’s. The stone faced century in front made us feel secure. From the road just below, we could see snow caps in the Himalayas in ...

    The medieval village of Pangana

    A travel blog entry by indianature on May 21, 2011

    68 photos

    ... like someone from "foreign"!! Ha ha, it has its advantages, everyone is so nice to us ………

    The original stone idol of the Mahamaya temple has been taken away to Sundernagar. A photo is kept in the small temple just outside the fort, which the local Panditji proudly displayed.

    The Devi ...