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... All I could see was trees and trees,tall and thin like skinny fashion models. For a nature lover like me, this was just what I wanted to see. Green and green and mountain snow cream.The air is fresh with faint,mixed scents from the woods.I feel the fresh air creeping into my hair and refreshing all the thoughts in my mind- turning them into more cheerful ones. I get tickled by the feeling of being so high,playing in nature's lap. There are photographers standing with their ...
... dials up the weather forecast on his iPhone (how come he can get a wifi connection here and I can't - I suspect I have been given an incorrect password). It says that we will have sunshine at eleven. It seems hard to believe but we'll just have to see what happens. We take our breakfast in the hotel dining room. The traditional foreigners breakfast of two eggs and buttered toast. I warm up on hot chocolate, Ian takes milky tea. It is still hammering down but it does look like the ...
... and browsing and shopping with very little hassle. There are no rickshaws so there are no fumes or pestering for fares and the place was very clean and very pretty. I'm wondering if anything will be able to match the views from the train or town itself? I have my doubts. Also can anything live up to a place where they bring you a hot water bottle in the hotel as its a bit nippy in the room? Not likely! ...
... For years.
Unbeknownst to us, we'd soon be getting our own taste of paperwork in India.
The sun had almost set as we got off the bus at the New Bus Stand that lay at the very bottom of town. Shimla proper beckoned above us, the monkey-shaped shrine dedicated to the monkey-god Hanuman looking down on us from even higher up on the hills. It would be a steep hike up to town, so we hurriedly paired up with a French family, mommy daughter and stepdad, ...
... have to go up, walking a long time, in this very ordinary Indian place ... and suddenly, you are somewhere else, like transported into this European-like town! Believe me, our first minutes in Shimla were stunning!
What to do there? Not so much! It's a very peaceful city, built along this main street called "The Mall". All the shops are concentrated there (even international brand shops like Adidas or Tommy Hilfiger to name a couple of them) while lower ...