Whistling Pines Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... the proverbial icing on
the Indian cake as we were booked onto the famous, or is it infamous, Toy Train.
The fun began on the station which itself hangs precariously over a seemingly
endless drop. In fact most buildings in Shimla enjoy this pleasure. There is
hardly a flat area of any size to be found. To prove the point, we found no
cricket pitches anywhere on our ramblings around the town and its surrounds. In
India this is rare indeed.
The most exciting way of getting to Shimla is by way of the Kalka to Shimla narrow gauge railway or toy train as they are known. Kalka. Is a main line station with good connections from Delhi. I caught an overnight train fro Delhi at about 2100 whichever arrived in Kalka about 0500 the following day. This is just in time for the prestige 0600 train up to Shimla. This needs booking in advance throughout the year and reservations open 30 days in advance ...
... couples on their honeymoons. We only saw about four other white people while we were there! We were asked by so many couples to get our photos taken with them - at first we didn't mind but eventually the novelty wears off! Even so, it was always nice to speak with the couples as they were all very friendly.
We spent a lot of time walking around Shimla - the town is too small to really need a taxi, and there is no public transport that's for ...
... book in advance, but I had the impression that April was high season and it was important to make a booking (in fact, it’s still shoulder season; the second half and end of April will be busier). Bilal explained his genuine puzzlement: the Y has shared bathrooms and hot water only at specified times, and it is more expensive than his hotel, which has view rooms with 24-hour hot water and private bathrooms. So after we checked in at the Y, we stretched our calf muscles and ...
... We certainly had to contemplate that this may be a fate we would share, but as it turned out, despite the rush before the bus had even parked up, we still managed to get inside. Again this bus was so crammed full that people had to resort to getting up on the roof.
George was offered a lap to sit on, Rosina was squeezed in somewhere and soon fell asleep, her head resting on a ladies lap. I saw one space but the lady by it had put her bag there and refused ...