Hotel Baljees Regency
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... I would stop mid-sentence to gawp through the windshield at potentially calamitous events unfolding as if in slo-mo. At the last moment, by the skin of our teeth, we always managed to avoid fiery death and destruction but I’d be hard pressed to say if it was through skill or pure blind luck.
We made it to Shimla in almost exactly 3 hours. Waiting for us at the side of the road as we pulled up to a scruffy row of stalls was Vikas from Shimla Bikes 4 Hire. He led us ...
... an ideal call to travel, but we didn't have many other options. After a 2km hike in the rain and then up 250 steps we got to our guest house - and then due to a complete balls up (mainly on our part) we had no room and then had to hunt one out somewhere else, on a Saturday in highest season with local tourists flooding in by the carload. Not quite the R&R we'd promised the doctors that Brad would have!
After some rest in ...
... the year for some polo and ski'ing, what do you say?" "Perfect old chap, I'll bring the tea and start telling the other, important people in our societal echelon to construct holiday homes alongside you".... Anyway, excuse my insanity, but viola, a town! The remains of these initial colonial influences run through the town. There is a beautiful old post office and restored victorian theatre, stunning old homes converted now either into museums or hotels. Even an ...
... stop - the engine had overheated. we had to wait an hour and a half before they managed to connect the replacement engine to the train and get going again. No-one on the train was too bothered as we all piled out onto the tracks and messed around. The other westerners on the train and I posed for numerous photographs with the locals.
Finally arrived in Shimla at about 8.30pm in the midst of a massive downpour so I joined forces with others on ...
... to the top). We didn't stay long and walked
back close behind a family carrying sticks to ward off monkeys.
Our hotel room happened to have a tv in it which had sports channels so
when it began to rain again, I have to confess that we shut ourselves in
to watch Wimbledon in the bright British sunshine while nursing gin and
tonics in our small hotel room with the rain drumming on the roof, it