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... the proverbial icing on
the Indian cake as we were booked onto the famous, or is it infamous, Toy Train.
The fun began on the station which itself hangs precariously over a seemingly
endless drop. In fact most buildings in Shimla enjoy this pleasure. There is
hardly a flat area of any size to be found. To prove the point, we found no
cricket pitches anywhere on our ramblings around the town and its surrounds. In
India this is rare indeed.
... 2013), I started inquiring about it. There was a lot of searching on the internet and several calls made to people in and around Shimla for information on transportation to Khatnol (village from where the trek starts, 48 kms. from Shimla) and stay options over there. I did not get any definite answer and I decided to stay in Shimla and commute to Khatnol on the day I was planning the trek and come back to Shimla after the trek. ...
... to the Indian homes and businesses perched on the hills.
The Main Street 'The Mall' was lined with shops and cafes and there were tourists everywhere. Just above the Mall was 'The Ridge' a large road lined with old buildings and with a spectacular view to the Himalaya mountains in the distance. The Ridge was the best place for people watching - locals and tourists alike flocked there to enjoy the day. Most of the tourists in Shimla ...
... begin our desent back into the plains on Delhi. We travelled with Ed, who we met during the shoot.The 4 hour journey to Kalka took us through tunnels and around valleys, and really was a peaceful experiene, as we stopped at the cute, quiet hill stations. At Kalka, the three of us borded the luxurious ac chair car train to Delhi.
... of these dangerous monkey attacks. If we had been forewarned, we would have been more alert and come equipped with sticks. It was a shocking experience and could have been far worse had the monkeys claw scratched my husband’s eye. Matheran Monkeys – all is forgiven [they only snatch food]. All this at the beginning of our vacation!
Our driver ...