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... cut in London (7, 3, 1 isn’t it Elane?) but the man set about my head and beard with clippers, scissors and cut throat razor anyway. He did a pretty good job too, quite close so I probably won’t need another trim for 6 weeks or so, and then massaged my head quite firmly. 100 rupees later I stepped out into the wet streets feeling refreshed and ready for the ascetic ashram life ahead.
... When we got to the train station they bought us our train tickets and sat us down on the train ensuring we were safe. The first class trains were all booked up, so we had to get a second class train. These are the trains with no glass in the windows and open doors. They were due to catch a different train which they had pre-booked, and were worried about leaving us on this train. So they phoned us multiple times during our journey to make sure ...
... with dense fog that looked to be lifting which would be lovely, because you couldn't see the town at all. We returned to our room to "refresh" and met again 20 min. later
to head into town for lunch at yet another Oberoi hotel. We were the only ones in the dining room and there is way too much food. The chef's are always willing and wanting to please, yet the food is almost always the same. There is dal ( a lentil stew type dish), ...
... called Hill Stations in the hills of Dharamsala, Shimla and other places. Shimla developed into the official Summer Capital by 1864. And until 1939, the entire government of India fled there to escape the sweltering heat of the plains.
We planned ride the bus to the resort town of Shimla for a few days before boarding the UNESCO heritage toy train south through the scenic mountains to Kalka. Then, after a brief ...
Whilst Leh will have to wait for another time, as 30 hours north by minibus, I headed to Shimla, which boasts that it is India's premier hill station / indian holiday resort, including toy train which weavers through the mountains and valleys.
Shimla felt too clean (!) and western at first, however the surrounding area retains so much charm, including the ViceRoy ...