Le' Talbot Hotel
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... the trip with a couple of Kingfishers seemed an entirely appropriate thing to do.
Our flight to Chandigarh left at 6:35 a.m and landed on time an hour later. Our taxi driver Aman, his name and his gender, was outside the terminal holding an illegibly scrawled notice which I assumed bore our names. How did we know he was waiting for us if we couldn’t read the writing? He was the only person holding a sign, and we were the last people to exit ...
... of lorries on the road too. probably 10 lorries to every car. Apparently there is a huge cement factory near Shimla - no wonder we were covered in dust!
Anyway there isn't really much else to tell you about the trip except how beautiful it was and to let you enjoy the photographs.
Please excuse the quality of some of them - they were all mostly taken from a moving car - the trip would have taken a week if we had stopped for every Kodak moment!
The town has two main roads: Ridge road runs parallel to and above Mall street. The valley extends down on either side of both these main roads which are lined with small upmarket-ish shops and market stalls filled with pashmina's, saris, jewelry, fancy dress earrings, necklaces and bracelets and beautiful 'Aladdin' pumps ( if ony i knew their real name... I'm obsessed) AND FOOD. The colors, sounds, glitter and smells are unimaginably delectable.
... for me and succulent mutton for Dave.
10/31 - MUSEUM DAY
Himachal State Museum & Library, 2.5km west of Scandal Point is just a few hundred meters, and a stiff walk, up from Spar’s Lodge. We went in to see the impressive collection of miniature paintings from Kangra and Rajasthan. We found they also have ancient sculptures, Chamba embroidery, coins and jewelry, temple carvings, from ...
... was curious to know where we were from and whether we liked it here. Like it? We loved it here!
Eventually we reached Nirash, a quaint little village when it started drizzling and we reluctantly decided to head back to Chindi. The way back on most journeys like this, is very much faster than ...