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... the surprise. Proceedings kicked off rather slowly when we asked for some beers. Their response was one of apparent bewilderment and/or shock. After some furtive chuntering in the corner, one of them crept out, returning a few minutes later having obviously been and bought some down the road.
The meal was scrumptious and cooked to perfection. We stuck to our usual veggie regime and the result was just delicious. By the time we had finished, yet again full of ...
Our train didn't leave till the afternoon so we managed to fit in a quick trip to the museum which was very informative. We also spent time sitting outside at a cafe in the gorgeous weather (although it was cold the sun was out and there wasn't a cloud in the sky so it was actually very pleasant). It was all very relaxing.
We hoped on the cute toy train and enjoyed the journey back to Kalka, ready to board our sleeper train back to Delhi.
... Cecil was a single storeyed house known as The Tendril Cottage. Now part of the hotel, the cottage hosted many well known guests, including Rudyard Kipling, who spent several summers there. Sixty five years after it was acquired by The Oberoi Group, Cecil underwent meticulous renovation and first opened its door to guests in 1997. It is very conveniently located, just half a kilometer from downtown Shimla at the quiet end of the township's famous Mall.
... 8217;s a 5000-rupee ($100) fine for dropping your garbage on the street, and a 200-rupee fine for smoking in public (although an Indian woman we met advised us not to look down the hillsides if we wanted to keep our illusion of a clean Shimla).
We spent a day walking, shopping, doing errands, and for me, writing for a couple of hours in an upstairs café across from the Town Hall called “Wake and Bake.” Dan explained to me that it’s a stoner term for ...
I loved this dinky little pint sized Combermere Post Office! It is a functioning post office even today.
The weather had now turned chilly enough to warrant some piping hot pakodas and masala chai at the well situated HPTDC Café on the Ridge. ...