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Our stay in Shimla was an absolute delight. The curious
mixture of India and old England was hard for anyone to dislike. For old idiots
like us it was irresistible. We enjoyed dozens of intriguing examples of
English memorabilia including; The Rotary Club, Shimla & District Public
Library, 4th Shimla Bamboo Stick Girl Guides, Clarkes Hotel
since 1878, Shimla Amateur Dramatics Society established 1899, Shimla Billiard
Hall and even ...
It was back in 2005 when I went to Shimla with couple of my friends. On our guided tour to Kufri, our driver pointed to a peak and told us, that it is the highest peak in Shimla and the famous city gets its name from that peak, i.e. Shali Peak. He also told us about the temple on top of the peak. Although my friends kind of ignored the info, the seed to go on that trek was planted in my head there and then. But it was not until ...
... a real gem - it is the Hill Capital of Himachal Pradesh and in the 1800's it was known as the summer capital of British India as all the Brit's enjoyed holidaying there - the climate was very pleasant in summer compared with other parts of India. There are so many British influences around the town, including many buildings on the main streets. Christ Church is a good example which really stands out - it had amazing stained glass windows and was in ...
... 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.
... guests, surprisingly not even dahi. However, they made up for the lean menu with the warmth of their service.