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Simla was the summer capital of British until 1947 when India gained its independence. Nestled in the western ranges of Himalayas, I can see why anyone wouldn't want to escape to this small little city during the hot summers of the plains below. We decided to take the narrow gauge train uphill through 103 tunnels to experience the beauty of these mountains that have enamoured numerous people. This train has been named as a world heritage sight by UNESCO and ...
... it. Comfortable reclining seats and delicious breakfast served during the ride. Once we got to Chandhigar we changed to a train that here is called a Toy train. The name most likely came up because it looks like an old toy train and probably runs as fast, this was not a quick journey and you could probably have biked as fast, though I doubt we would have wanted to bike up those hills:) The train ride was beautiful and took us to the little mountain ...
... have studied for degrees she explained that this was really only so they would getter a better groom – there would be no intention of them marrying. Other interesting revelations about the working world here. The normal working week is six days with only Sunday off. If you start work at 0900 and arrive at 0905 then this will be taken as a half day holiday. Holiday is 12 days per year but if you are off sick this will be taken off ...
... stuff at cars and bikes along the road.
Around 5.00pm and well passed my expected arrival time I made it to Shimla, Allen Charles famously said "This is, as close as India ever got to having an upper crust." and he’s not far off, even today. This town, perched 2500m up in the North Western Himalayas is slumped on the peak of a striking mountain, it’s made up of two sections the bottom pass where all the local “poor” people lived ...
A little baby lamb was very happy to let us cuddle him.
Eventually we managed to get past!