Quality Inn Himdev
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... of the hotel could have been taken straight from Surrey or Hampshire. There were all sorts of art deco furnishings and endless photographs of dignitaries and British officers covering the walls. It had at times hosted some notable guests including the last Viceroy of India himself, Louis Mountbatten. To prove this notable historical moment, there was of course a picture of him alongside a possee of locals, all looking rather grand, out in the in the garden.
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... I gave up trying to explain I wasn't the guide and just answered all his questions. Seemed to go alright, perhaps another career option! Sue got so comfortable in her armchair wrapped up in a blanket that she fell asleep for the last hour when it got dark. Views on the journey were spectacular and journey time 6 and 1/2 hours. We are off for dinner closely followed by bed. Will try to write more ...
... could well be in Victorian England when wandering through the Mall. Some of the buildings even looked Tudor in design. The architecture was a weird mixture of bazaars and local Indian shops selling hardware, stationery, fabric and spices interspersed with grandiose British inspired establishments and old government buildings. Even the lavishly designed red and white Post Office was very English.
On the way back to our hotel we walked past a robust old ...
... it gives you a little more insight but little else.
I went for a late lunch and in doing so decided to skip Jakku Temple as from the town i could already tell the views would come to little due to the constant haze and also i decided as Shimla although beautiful in its Colonial feel holds little else to see, so i am going to make my way to Dharamshala tomorrow...it's a 10 hour coach journey, oh how i remember and love ...
... of shops, a quaint little temple and a school on either side. Apple orchards dotted the slopes, with the scenic Karsog valley below and a grand view of the snow capped Great Himalaya ranges in the distance. A local lady in one of the shops looked at us gawking tourists with curiosity. I told her we were from far away Mumbai and she ...