Hotel de Park
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... came out of a shop and handed out free packets of biscuits – I took two.
As we were heading off to an ashram for a week after this I thought I’d better tidy myself up after a month on the road. We found a small barbers (three chairs) just as it started to rain outside and the older man in charge handed me over to one of his juniors. I tried to explain the way I get ...
... taking a taxi to Kalka 3 hours away from Shimla in order to get a train to Delhi. They reassured us that everything would be ok and please not to worry, that they would look after us. They offered to let us squeeze into their taxi with them, meaning that the gents were demoted to sit in the boot of the 4x4. But they refused our offers to sit in the back! They really looked after us, taking us for lunch and refusing any money towards the ...
... where dignitaries from India met with the Viceroy ( Lord Mountbatten) and other British dignitaries to hash out the details of the independence of India. Lots of pictures as well. We were only allowed on the main floor, as "thinking" was done upstairs (!)
On to the Shimla museum, housed in old British quarters, with a bit of this and that of Indian history. Ancient sculptures, coins, art, all scattered throught the building.
... music for 2 hoirs, we arrived in Manali. We got a tuk tuk to our guesthouse called 'Rocktop cottage', and Sunny, the manager showed us to our room, which must be the best spot in the whole of Manali and possibly the best view from a room i have ever experienced. Our room had a huge window and balcony which overlooked a crystal clear river below, 2 yaks grazing in a field, and a picturesque view of the now much closer snowy Himalayan mountains. Oh, and this was all for just R50 per ...
... chociaz trzeba oddac, ze promenada jest szersza, widoki fantastyczne (o ile akurat uda sie wstrzelic w te 45 minut w ciagu dnia bez chmur :P) i post-kolonialny klimat zachowany. Do tego czysciutko (za palenie w miejscu publicznych 200 rupii nagrody, a za smiecenie...5000!), spokojnie (cale centrum zamkniete dla wszystkich pojazdow) - nic tylko wypoczywac!
A teraz pare zdjec, wartych podobno wiecej niz tysiac slow, dzieki ktorym lizniecie troche uroku Simli.