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... Each time we entered a tunnel they would to a man, and woman, let
out a huge cheer. This was originally intended to amuse their children, of which
there could have been at least 200, but the rest of us were soon taking part
with great gusto. The party atmosphere increased as they unveiled huge bags
full of interesting and revoltingly unhealthy looking snacks and drinks. These they
generously shared with everyone else but then, to our horror, dispatched ...
... The town which was started in 1822 when Charles Kennedy built a summer house here. By the 1850s it had developed to such an extent that the British administration pretty well decamped here for the summer. The town is actually built on a long steep sided ridge - a rather odd place to build a town - stretching for several kilometres. It has a main - pedestrian only - road the Mall running along the top and another parallel road - Cart Road running more ...
... away without leaving a scratch or mark on me - phew, no rabies!
After going to the temple we decided to go to the museum. We knew it was about 2km away so were prepared for a bit of a walk but after about an hour and a half it was just getting ridiculous! We eventually realised we had walked on the wrong road and although it got us there eventually it took about 3x as long as the most direct route would have taken! Whoops. By the time we got ...
... on its narrow, steep, winding one-way roads. Here a lengthy car-free road called the Mall stretches as far as you would want to walk, with other roads such as the Ridge Road, also pedestrian-only, branching out from it. It was possible to wander and enjoy people-watching and window-shopping without jumping out of our skins from the shock of a warning horn blast every two minutes. Also, the clean streets were evidence of the law against littering, a novelty in our Indian ...
... for a few minutes before going their respective ways. The boy behaved in quite an obnoxious manner, though his relatives were courteous. Even if he had not approved of the girl, it would not have cost the boy anything to be polite. Ah well … who are we to comment?
A leisurely walk brought us back to the Peterhoff , with a decent appetite ...