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Asia » India » Himachal Pradesh » Shimla » Shillon Bagh March 5th 2013

Shimla 4.3.13 My birthday and lots of Happy Birthday messages that made a good start. Steve bought me a pressie also lovely, have Internet, hot shower, lovely view, sunshine, my man what else could I want? Well lots actually as I am very greedy want my family and friends too and some muesli for breakfast well none of those on offer so settled for scrambled eggs Indian style quite good.Updated our blogs then received a card and flowers from Nim and a birthday cake from the manager that was a lovely surprise! Danny tried to Skype twice but we weren't here that was sad, now to Shimla.We are 2000m high surrounded by mountains. The air is very clean, cold in the morning and evening and warm in the day. We took the free hotel taxi to ... read more
Monkey
Hill Station Shimla
Happy birthday girl

Asia » India » Himachal Pradesh » Shimla » Shillon Bagh August 7th 2010

First day of riding. We catch an early train north to Chandigarh where we collect the bikes. Royal Enfield Bullet 500cc single motorcycles made to a British design of the early 1950s in India. We learn the "endearing" traits of this motorcycle including how to get it started. This point proved very important as we found how easily it stalled when holding the clutch in. Also learned that that I should not pack my hat in the support van as we stood in the Chandigarh railway station car park being instructed on our bikes for ages in the baking heat (high 30s centigrade) and I ended up with a sun-burned head. So we made our way to the hills to the North through numerous little lowland villages. Early on one of the guys, Phil, took a ... read more
Too hot to sleep inside
Briefing
Regroup and Parwanoo




Tot: 0.139s; Tpl: 0.005s; cc: 8; qc: 35; dbt: 0.0268s; 35; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.3mb