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And the scenery was just spectacular. We had driven this route on the bus in the dark so we were seeing it all for the first time. It reminded us both of our trip through the Himalayas a few years ago when we went from Kathmandu to Pokhara in Nepal.
The journey to Shimla took us 8 1/2 hours and the distance was only 240 km (around 180 miles).
When you consider the state of the roads however, i surprised we did it that quick.
We saw ...
... 3.5 hours.
Sunday 5th January 2014
- Up at 7:30ish then set out to explore the old colonial buildings and temples ...
... cool old clothing and jewellery from tribal and rural state people. I love the jewels it's all tarnished silver with over the top precious stones and coins and patterns. Huge bracelets and ankle cuffs and plated earrings and necklaces with badly carved tiger faces. Like grunge tacky chic but educational. The clothing is so intricately appliqué'd you'd think it was done by machine not by hand 200 years ago. Thick woollen knitted socks and leather bound shoe boots that ...
... 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 **
... Rajasthan and two ladies he met along the way, Anna and Nora both from Germany. We had a few beers and played the Rizzla game, someone sticks a name on your forehead and you have to guess who you are by asking yes no questions, sounds quite easy until you get a cartoon character, who is a dog, wears clothes and talks.. Sweet as got it eventually.
We stayed two nights then caught a night bus to Manali for some R and ...