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... out the rose garden and the Himalayas rising up on the horizon. Then we hit Sector 17 for some shopping.
Chandigarh deserves some explanation here.
It is a new city. It was built after the Partition of India in 1947.
The province of Punjab was also split into east Punjab in India and west Punjab in Pakistan. The Indian Punjab required a new capital city to replace Lahore, which became part of Pakistan during the partition. On 1 November 1966, the ...
... dress for the days outing he has promised. Are my trousers are little bit looser, or is it just my imagination. My rice belly certainly seems to be as prominent as ever and my abdomen is still sore after the two failed laxative treatments. The taxi arrives and we set off to Angamaly, the nearest main town. I am amazed at the assortment of different buildings in varying states of decay that line the main roads. A common feature is the fact that the roads are ...
... were unlicensed but never fear, if you asked for a beer, they brought you a bottle of beer! They served it in a big non-transparent tankard type mug and asked that you keep the bottle under the table to keep everything nice and discreet. Apparently, if the police come on to the strip, a runner from one of the top restaurants will spread the message and the staff will come and collect all the evidence! The whole thing made drinking a lot more ...
... in dusty Kalka below (656m / 2152ft) with a ruling gradient of 3%.
- Travel is slow with stops at intermediate stations (17 ? Stops)
- Wiki tells a famous story of Colonel Barog, the engineer of Barogs tunnel. He started digging the tunnel from both ends and could not align them. So he was fined 1 rupee. He could not stomach that stigma so shot himself in the incomplete tunnel.
After breakfast ...
... like Hampi, so the days were stacking up without any booze, but we coped!!
The next day pretty much rained all day, again. Not surprising I suppose seeing its the middle of monsoon season. But we lucked out as we were planning to go on our Keralan backwater tour today but for some reason decided to go the next day when the weather was much better. result. Instead we just ate some nice local food and chilled out. I for one am doing lots of ...