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Our journey to Spiti Valley – Day 1 and 2 – Shimla to Kalpa

Shimla was a great place for us to recover for a few days before heading on with our journey. You can read more about it here in my previous post about going from Delhi to Shimla. After recovering, we met with our friend…

Accommodation Review – Amar Villa, Shimla

Hotel Amar Villa, Cart Road, Below Sadar police station, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001, India Location – 8/10 Located near the Police station and tourist lift we were close to Mall Road. The tourist lift is always quite busy and it costs RS10 each way.…

Accommodation Review – The Royal Vista, Shimla

The Royal Vista, Kachi Ghatti, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004 Location – 4/10 The Royal Vista is a new hotel which has only been open in time for this years tourist season. Our room had huge windows on one wall and boosted an absolutely amazing…

Surviving a long train journey with ‘Delhi belly’

In my latest blog post you would have read about our unpleasant 13 hour train journey from Delhi to Shimla… Here are a few things that I found essential for this journey as well as some tips to ensure you have a pleasant…

Delhi to Shimla

Shimla, “Queen of the hills”. What a beautiful and tranquil place. It is the summer capital of the northern Indian state Himachal Pradesh with 360 degree views of mountains and hills. It is built up over 7 different hills and the highest point…