Suryavilas Luxury Resort & Spa
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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The Toy Train
Built by the British in 1903 to help in the escape from the extreme heat to the summer capital, Shimla. This narrow gauge train runs 97km, winding up (or in our case,down) from the parched plains and into the rolling, lush green ...
The only way out was an overnight bus which at first seemed quite okay, Celi and Dave had the front two seats with plenty of leg and bag room, yes, you had to take your lugguage on board. The first 15 mintues of the departing 10pm bus was okay but then the fog set in and the roads wound like a snake for the next 7 hours. Having front row seats meant two things 1) You are the sure to die on impact as you catapult through the windscreen 2) you see everything on ...
... a beautiful pleasure to meet a few very nice and interesting people there.
One of them was Piotr from...yes..from Poland:) Piotr works for Nyatri Bon Foundation that help monks to take care of orphanage children (or refugees). He came here for 3 weeks and most of his time he spent with kids/teenagers trying to share with them some knowledge about Europe. Once I went with him and I was moved to tears to see them dancing, singing, ...
... clouds, lush forest all around, and a balcony overlooking a valley cutting through the hills. We had a snack, then kept moving. From there on in the riding was brilliant... generally good roads, one minute the visibilty was perfect, the next you're literally in the clouds with vis down to 50m, sheer drops on one side with a sheer rock face on the other, water cascading down the road side, through pine forests with vines hanging over ...
... a big church in the middle, old Indian gentlemen wearing tweed jackets and smoking pipes and houses with names like 'Braeside'! We ate a meal one night in a converted bandstand!
Mixed into this are very Indian elements- loads of mischievous monkeys everywhere and a hectic corrugated iron covered bazaar selling everything from samosas and pakora to underpants and saris. It a really popular holiday destination and is full of ...