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Part 7-Day 3-Simla

Around 5:30 in the morning a bus arrived to take all the passengers to Simla. Mishka came out of the dhaba and stunned to see the sunflower fields. 252 more words

Short Stories

SHIMLA - A Rendezvous with a Glorious Past

Shimla is the most charming hill-station located in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh in India. Going to Shimla is like traveling back in time; a time when India used to be a British colony. 752 more words


The Girl from the Tea Garden by Janet MacLeod Trotter- 4*s @MacLeodTrotter

In the dying days of the Raj, Anglo-Indian schoolgirl Adela Robson dreams of a glamorous career on the stage. When she sneaks away from school in the back of handsome Sam Jackman’s car, she knows a new life awaits—but it is not the one she imagined.

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When I originally cobbled together a loose idea of what I wanted my excursion to look like, Shimla (or Simla, depending on your spelling) was designated as a key stage of the trip.   845 more words

Kelly's 12 Christmas Days – No 9, Rawalpindi 1922

Thomas Kelly’s life changed dramatically after the First World War as he married and quickly had two daughters, Brigid and Rosemary, both born in India. He had also managed to serve in another war – the 3rd Afghan War in 1919. 150 more words


Simla- Oct. 12 '16

The bus ride to Simla was not nearly as comfortable as I’d hoped, nor as uncomfortable as I feared.  I got a classically Indian bus: pretty grubby, but otherwise comfortable enough.  1,429 more words

Travel Blog


Plaid shirts are perfect winter casuals. A big part of winter wardrobe in Western countries, they somehow are still missing from Indian wardrobe. They look classy and exude winter warmth and coziness. 371 more words