Travel Blogs from Shimla
... lining the train tracks we've just covered at high speed). It was voted the cleanest city in India in 2010! It is the capital of the Punjab state, and was the first planned city after India's independence in 1947. The master plan was developed by the famous architect Le Corbusier. We don't really have time to go exploring the architecture - we just get a sense of the layout and the beauty of its surroundings before continuing on towards Shimla. ...
... site from which the imperial summer capital of Shimla governed India for the months from March to October. Grey limestone was quarried from a site "five miles distant" and every individual stone was carried to the site by mule to create this enormous mock-Tudor style edifice, much favoured at the time in Victorian Britain.
The lodge was the first government building to have electricity, and also European styled kitchens and laundries housed in their own ...
... It's so beautiful.
We rested in house for 2 hours then hired a Red colour SUV and headed to Shimla...Owwwwww...It was soo cool and pleasant way to shimla ...lot of scenery ..also saw the famous toy train Shimla to Manali.
Trip was very good and enjoyed at the fullest :)
... the Ridge, and found a bar for a much-needed drink. The server gave us each a menu! (First time that's happened all month.) We progressed onward to another spot for dinner. Again, two menus! We thought we were in heaven.
Indeed, Shimla sometimes feels unchanged since 1947. It was the capital of India for seven months out of 12 from the 1860s onward until 1947. I did not know until now that it was also the summer capital of the Punjab for many decades ...
... moving through beautiful valleys and gigantic
Badog Railway Station
En route it has only stoppage at Barog where you can
have refreshment, but protect yourself by not de-boarding here, because