Whistling Pines Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Whistling Pines Resort Shimla
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... in and unleashed a wrath-of-God ferocity the likes of which I have rarely experienced. It was the kind of sudden weather change that unnerves you even as it leaves you completely in awe of nature’s fearsome authority. Roiling, black-grey clouds barreled across the heavens, ruthlessly chasing down the clear blue skies, shoving them aside and replacing them with an ominous dark mantle that churned menacingly and blanketed the skies with swollen, pregnant fury. There were no ...
... Passed a vegetable market with a hundred delivery trucks lining the narrow road for a km each side. Lovely scenery with the steep sided hills dotted with houses and some narrow cultivated terraces. Approaching Shimla we had a monsoon downpour so had to stop to close the vents on my jacket and put on my over trousers. Our hotel is a tale of faded glory. So far the beds have got a bit more rustic each night. Not sure how this ends up! Shimla was once the summer capital in ...
... to listen to the dialogue and construct their own scenes in their minds. Plays from playwrights such as William Skakespeare and Oscar Wilde would be performed in the intimate space built in the 1860s.
The highlight of the day was a delicious samosa we purchased in the market. The cumin seeded pastry was stuffed full of potato, onion and a little bit of chili. Our first attempt at "eating off the street" was a flavor utopia. I think we are becoming more ...
Après 3 jours tranquilles à Kalpa, il était temps de continuer et pour cela, nous devions d'abord aller à Shimla. C’était l’anniversaire de Sam, et 8 heures de bus n’étaient pas le meilleur moyen de le fêter. On a rejoint Shimla en début de soirée, voyageant pour la dernière fois avec Matthias (Antoine nous a laissé à Kalpa), et après avoir trouvé un hôtel on est parti pour un diner d’anniversaire. On voulait un restaurant occidental ...
... and carried umbrellas.
On our first morning at breakfast, we started talking to 2 elderly men
on the table next to us. They were dressed as above and when they found
out we were English they got very excited. They explained that they had
lived here when the British were here and that they had had an English
governess who took them to Church every Sunday so they were Christian
and Hindu. One of them was in ...