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Travel Blogs from Shimla
... heroes in July 1999..we saluted them with all our respect for safeguarding the nation at such adverse places and such difficult conditions. The love for our country increased manifolds on visiting this place.
Finally we reached Kargil. One can plan to stay here or can move further. the extra cost for overnight stay would have to be incurred which are usually between Rs. 1,500-2,000/- and there are good hotels and restaurants for dinner as well to suit your ...
... We ate numerous snacks from several vendors on the station platforms and drank a lot of chai!
... historic bric a brac! The building again colonial is a white painted wooden facade and pretty garden. High hopes. We pay the obligatory 15 times more than the Indians in front and hand over or bags, because stealing a six foot stone Ganesh was a consideration, and head in. First room - power cut. Second room - three power cuts. Fourth room - didn't see because I had to feel my way out in he pitch black. You get the drift were asked to go upstairs where they have ...
... We just saw this news story on the BBC Website. It is quite a scary read as we travelled parts of this route overnight last week. The buses and roads in India are awful.
** India bus crash leaves many dead **
... many tunnels and bridges climbing up to 2200 meters above sea level. It was a pretty ride but after 23 hours on the road since we left Agra, we were completely exhausted when we got off the train at 11 am at our final stop in Shimla.
Shimla was quite hilly and there were no rickshaws or taxis to the area where we wanted to go to. It was a painful steep walk up to the Hotel Dalziel (a Budget ...