Snow King Retreat
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... set in the most beautiful gardens overlooked the fabulous mountains and to our delight we had our very own monkey visitors. This was a room with a view. The suite itself was to die for - spacious with our own sitting room, dressing area and a huge bathroom with a toilet that worked and hot, hot water. Heaven - if only for one afternoon, night and morning.
Buoyed by what we now consider luxury - and some lunch - we headed out ...
... for smoking and littering in the streets, which is something unheard of in most other Indian cities. Also a lot of Indian middle and upper class tourists come to Shimla for their family holiday, which is why the streets are packed with people who simply enjoy themselves. As a foreign traveller this place is definetely nice, but not too special as Shimla tends to be rather pricy and designed for Indian mass ...
... exactly this helipad was located but it was on the outskirts of Shimla itself. I just followed the road.
Overall, I find that roads in Shimla city are very narrow. If a car comes from the front, you need to find some corner so that both cars can cross each other. I wonder, is this the capital city of a state? But in reality, it is. And no wonder this state is called Himachal Pradesh.
Our next journey was to head north in Himachel Pradesh to soak in the stunning scenery of the Indian Himalayas. We met a lovely Israeli couple who rode in our jeep for the first few days with our personal driver, Raz!
From Shimla, we headed east around sharp bends, passing yaks along the way until we finally got to our first village in the Kinnaur Valley, Sarahan. We were pleased to get there after a long and bumpy drive – I even had motion sickness but ...
... 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