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View from the Train

Delhi to Kalka and Kalka to Shimla on the "Toy Train"

April 6th 2012
KALKA TO SHIMLA ON THE NARROW GUAGE RAILWAY, HIMACHAL PRADESH, INDIA. Friday 6 April, 2012. We were up early and collected by Mr Barun who took us to Delhi railway station. We were travelling light again with only a backpack each. Mr Barun negotiated with a youth to take us to the platform and get us on the train. We could have done this ourselves but the deal had already been struck. We tra ... read more
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