Snow King Retreat
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... each. Like most places its rundown and incredibly busy.
We reach the Mall - a bustling traffic free area full of stalls and shops selling all sorts of handicrafts, clothes, souvenirs and food. We're all hungry so after walking around for a bit we head to a restaurant that a shop keeper recommended. Janshan/Toni Pizza was a mixture of Indian and Italian food. I had chicken kofta and naan bread which was tasty and made ...
... chilly 5 degrees C - all of our blankets etc were put to use and Ian even demanded his bed socks! We take a walk around the main shopping and commercial district at the top of the ridge. Shimla was developed in the mid-1850s as a summer residence for the British colonial Raj - the small cog train was used to move the main bureaucrats and their families to Shimla to escape the heat of the plains whilst all of the paperwork arrived via mule! As such ...
***** Danes first impression of India! Please read in an Indian accent when i put these funny things ''! We were standing in the 'Indigo Airline queue' in Bangkok waiting to check in for Delhi, when i noticed all the 'Sony and Samsung' cardboard boxes! I showed this to Maud, we counted 18 flatscreens in the queue just while we were there! Each 'lanie' was sizing the next one up! 'Hey check my sony bravia 192 cm lcd platinum tv flatscreen, WHAT KIND BRU!' Some 'cousins and ...
... airplane seat (reclining) watching the very green field of the Punjab roll by at high speed. Ticket includes all meals and water. Meals are good. Staff is excelent. Little while ago there was an impromptu concert of Hindu singing by a group of musicians going somewhere to do something .. Brilliant. Look out for a video somewhere. P is being hit on by every woman in the country (we think it's the very white skin). Some are representative ...
... so that by 1864 Shimla was declared the Summer Capital of the country and for majority of the year (April to November) a territory extending from Burma in the East, to Afghanistan in the West (and covering some one fifth of the human race) was administered from here until 1947. What quickly struck us was how small Shimla is. What little land there is climbs up to a ridge which is precariously perched in the hills. The central road ...