Suryavilas Luxury Resort & Spa
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We left McLeod Ganj at 10am which was a far more civilised time than the buses at 5am and 6am,
We had opted for the luxury of our own driver as this also gave us the option to stop whenever we wanted to for food/drinks/washroom/leg stretches/photographs.
Almost as soon as we left McLeod Ganj which mean dropping 500m, it stopped raining and the sun shone on us for the first time properly in days.
As we dropped lower and lower it got warmer ...
... to click those wonderful scenes which lie ahead. Also it is recommended to make a move from Srinagar before 6 am in order to manage the perfect timing, provided, there are no halts. We unfortunately faced at problem at Sonamarg when all vehicles were stopped from entering further due to the construction of roads, but, to our surprise we were instead fortunate enough to get stranded at such a beautiful place. The gushing water of the river and the lush green valleys ...
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 ...
... 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, ...
... that and then wandered down the hill to the bus station. We managed to get a deluxe bus but it was a bit of a sting at 750R but thats only about a tenner for 10 hour journey so not too bad. It was A/C too and meant we could actually sleep on it with comfy seats and the fact that, apart from the first hour or so, we would be on straight roads and not tossed from side to side.. Anyway not much to write about the 10 hour journey. We stopped a few times and my bum hurt ...