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Toy train to Shimla

Foothills and Hill Stations

November 4th 2011
The past couple of weeks has taken us up North away from the crowds and pollution of Delhi and into the foothills of the Himalayas. It's been very laid back and relaxing; certainly a very different India than what one sees on the typical Golden Triangle route. Our first stop was Shimla, the former summer capital of the British Raj. We travelled along the Kalka-Shimla railway on what's ... read more
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