Whistling Pines Resort
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... on the outside of each carriage. It was a four and a half hour trip to Kalka which was fairly uninteresting but comfortable enough. The amount of rubbish that we passed was unbelievable with no blue bins in sight. We arrived at Kalka at 11:50 and walked over to the Himalayan Express waiting on its own platform, it is known as a toy train which is a narrow gauge and is now a Unesco World Heritage site. The ...
... exists or not, but most certainly the people we met in Shimla did not pay it having arrived by train or bus from different states. Us=1, taxi driver =0.
About 20minutes after leaving Pinjore, we entered onto a busy mountain pass. It is safe to say, our anxiety hit the roof as the roads hit a new level of anarchy. Weaving through the mountains with a sheer drop off the edge, a blind rise and blind corner amalgamate into an adrenaline trip unrivaled by the Zambezi's biggest ...
... s most famous hill stations and was the summer capital during much of the British Raj. For 7 months of the year, over a quarter of the World’s population was supposedly governed from this small town. Shimla these days is much bigger, especially when you’re coming from remote Himalayan valleys. The place is very popular with Indian tourists. Being at 2000m, it’s still nice and cool, especially when compared to the sweltering heat of ...
... but when I did decide to head out, I could not have chosen a worse time. About a third of the way there it started to rain, but not too heavily, so I carried on. But the big grey cloud above from whence the rain came should have been a warning, for a few minutes later the heavens opened and torrential rain - mixed with some hail - poured down. Sheltering under a tree failed to save me from getting soaked to the skin!
... 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. ...