Marigold Holiday Cottages
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... to take us to our 130 year old hotel. An upgrade to a luxury suite and warm hot chocolate later, we admired the beautiful view we had from our balcony. Every staff seemed to know our name and were addressing us by our last name. Now it was my turn to feel a little bit like a celebrity! Simla is not a big city. It has few touristy spots and a nice bazaar. The whole bazaar is on a slope and hence climbing steep steps seems to be a normal for the locals ...
... the hills without any fuss. Being a Saturday, maybe the trucks weren't up early at 8am like us? Well it took us only two hours to get to the outskirts of Shimla and then another hour to travel about 2 kms - 10am is work rush hour and we just had to sit and edge our way slowly to the actual town site of Old Shimla.
Dad would hate to see what has happened, in the pursuit of progress, to his beloved to home town. There is a ...
... dinner, our waiters (all six of them) obliged by ceremoniously bringing out the bottle. They struggled to open the bottle, whereby I offered to help - and promptly broke their (probably 1930's) wine bottle opener! A pair of plyers appeared within seconds and with six waiters furiously arguing in Hindi the best way to get it open we wondered whether they might hold onto the bottle ...
... us at the top of the road, allowing us lazy city folk to walk downhill through a beautiful forest of conifers, oak and rhododendron in full scarlet bloom.
Halfway down, a fenced off golf course came ...
... and they kept feeding us non-stop through the 4 hrs of the trip. The second leg was on a British-era 'toy' train that was slowly choo-chooing through the picturesque lower Himalayas. My car had fun people - a Sikh family of 4, with dad singing and entertaining his daughters, few young Indians in sunglasses, listening to the music on their phones, and kids, who together with me and all other males ...