Radisson Hotel Shimla
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... all piled up around the outside and the windows falling apart. A real shame these old buildings do not have someone to care for them like the Theatre did.
There really isn't much else to say about Shimla. It was pleasant. A bit wet at this time of year and cold at night. First time we had needed a blanket at night in ages.
We are glad we went but it isn't somewhere either of us would rush back to.
We had a day to sleep in, more or less, and didn't have to meet until 9:15 down in the lobby. Places did not open until 10, so there was no point in meeting sooner. It was a lovely breakfast in the dining room and a more leisurely morning.
Shimla - the British spelled it Simla. The "h" is pronounced very softly, sort of as a "tch" sound and it was easier for the British to eliminate it. After independence, the "h" was restored. It is ...
... when we landed at the airport we just got a taxi to New Delhi railway station, hoping it was the rightone! Whwn we got there we were quite lost so We approached this Indian guy who looked very official and who spoke excellent English. We explained that we were to catch the Shatabadi from Delhi to Kalka, and he just tells us "oh no that ine is cancelled. There was accident. Boom"... And he illustrates the crash with his hands. We now start to panic, so he takes us to a taxi driver ...
... we realized they're tourists speaks volumes. Bear in mind this is the quiet season.
Found out we weren't quite so tough when hauling our backpacks up the hill, settled in at our Himalaya-View-Hotel, went to the insanest value-for-money restaurant in the, like, everspace (2,50 for having them slap you in the face with how good they can cook - if you're ever in the neighborhood...). Which means that we are finally ready to settle into a coma.
... enjoyed the scenery as we wound our way into the mountains. I was particularly delighted when I began to see monkeys standing on the side of the road and perched in trees, silently watching our colorful game of chicken down below. About 5 hours later, we FINALLY pulled up in front of the Hotel Sagar View, where we were net by the rest of the group, and treated to a very tasty dinner. Now off to bed. I truly can't wait for my first full nights sleep in 3 ...