Whistling Pines Resort
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... lining the train tracks we've just covered at high speed). It was voted the cleanest city in India in 2010! It is the capital of the Punjab state, and was the first planned city after India's independence in 1947. The master plan was developed by the famous architect Le Corbusier. We don't really have time to go exploring the architecture - we just get a sense of the layout and the beauty of its surroundings before continuing on towards Shimla. ...
... a touch of dishonesty) must be connected to my grandmother Rose Clarke. I think most of the English left from the Raj days stay at this place as it has a gentle charm about it, and most of the staff seem to understand our odd eccentricities. It's also close to the mall and not far from the car park, a point that our porter was pleased to note as he carted our luggage up the 100 metre rise and then slugged us double for the ...
... as the Himalayan cedar. It is a species of cedar native to the western Himalayas in eastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, northern India (Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand), southwesternmost Tibet and western Nepal, occurring at 1,500–3,200 m altitude. It is a large evergreen coniferous tree reaching 40–50 m ) tall, with a trunk up to 3 m (in diameter. It has a conic crown with level branches ...
... the room around instead!
Shower taps - completely random! All taps turning different ways.. hmmm.. interesting plumbing. Seeking a coffee the next morning at 6 am, Belinda and I walked about 25mins to the town centre to the only coffee joint there... upon arrival, the security guard (no machine gun today) informed us they opened at 11am - so Masala tea it was back at the ...
... and Kamaljit from Delhi. Kamaljit was a plump turbanned Sikh doctor, originally from Amritsar, and the very beautuful Bader, from a Moslem background in Saharanpur, worked to help disadvantaged people.
After an evening stroll, we all sat together in the gallery, Kamaljit shozing us film of himself paragliding at Birm one of his hobbies, and the other keen interest, bird photography. In Dharamsala his driver had been mauled by a bear but luckily survived. ...