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Catch the toy train to Shimla

Catch the toy train to Shimla
... days of the British Raj, India’s elite would head to the hills – the Himalayan foothills, that is – to beat the summer heat. And Shimla (or Simla, as it was referred to then) became the summer capital of India, when the who’s who of Delhi would transfer to the hill station to breathe cool mountain air and attend to the business of running an empire. Now Shimla is the capital of Himachel Pradesh and a popular holiday spot for honeymooners – yet you can still see remnants of the British...
April 14th, 2010 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 0
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