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Pabbar Valley (Rohru) - Unexplored & Untouched place In Himachal Pradesh

Pabbar Valley is one of the mesmerizing spots in Himachal Pradesh. This is much untouched location, isolated from the rush of the tourist crowds. You can enjoy amazing scenic views in this place. 228 more words


Backpacker Dilemmas

There are often different situations to adapt to when travelling, particulalry cultural norms. Travelling in India is no exception. Here are a few dilemmas and quirks that you may come across along the way… 416 more words


The Birth of Kullu's Fruit Industry

The first apple orchard of Himachal, or for that matter Punjab, was planted at Bandrole (Kullu) in 1870.

In 1846, after the Treaty of Lahore, the British East India Company got Kullu from the Sikhs. 1,831 more words

British Raj

Dear Brother,

Dear Brother,

Our distant grandmother used to tell us both that the festival of Rakhi will be tough when we’re away–when I won’t be able to fly back home, or you wouldn’t get the time to reach where I would stay.

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The Memoir Project

The Mountain Walker Diaries: The Clarkes Hotel

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, 5 July 2017, 2130 hours: I have been coming to this hotel since 2008, which was the year that my paternal aunt and her family moved out of Shimla to Pune.

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The Mountain Walker Diaries: Walking

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India, 4 July 2017, 1830 hours: In the 1970s and ’80s, the preferred mode of transport in Shimla for common folk was Number 11.

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