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And the scenery was just spectacular. We had driven this route on the bus in the dark so we were seeing it all for the first time. It reminded us both of our trip through the Himalayas a few years ago when we went from Kathmandu to Pokhara in Nepal.
The journey to Shimla took us 8 1/2 hours and the distance was only 240 km (around 180 miles).
When you consider the state of the roads however, i surprised we did it that quick.
We saw ...
... really haven't a clue what we are ordering but it's a vegetarian restaurant so we can't go too far wrong. We order a dosa which us familiar as we have tried it before, and hope for the best with a curry which turns out to be Indian cheese. It is dark by the time we walk back to the hotel, but the local authority have installed a number of effective LED street lamps. Unfortunately the Indian group have not left the hotel and once more we settle in for an evening of shouting and shrieking ...
Shimla was the official summer capital during British rule. Everyone moved out of heat of Calcutta and then Delhi to Shimla up in the mountains for 4 months. The setting is magnificent and the legacy of the Brits quite mind boggling. Effectively the Brits recreated a Victorian city with post offices, administrative buildings, churches, schools and even a theatre in the middle of the mountains. It took me nearly 5 hours by car from ...
... with small bench seats. The trip takes 5 hours and the scenery increases in heights all the time as you graze down glimpses of valley to the plains below. The Raj did all this to escape the heat of Delhi. Much easier to invent air conditioning in the first place. All aspects of Indian OHS evident here .. heads out of windows, hanging out of doors, screaming in tunnels .. all great stuff. Another too short video somewhere. Train ...
... all over, here in Shimla the town dogs look like they’re competing in size with small African Rhino’s and have coats that many wolves would be jealous of.
Think we’re going to spend a couple of days here, on the provision the monkeys don’t get in my room and steal everything which, according to my hotel receipt is a definite possibility. Might try and find some warm clothes to take further up the pass with us also 'cause were only at 2500 ...