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Catch the toy train to Shimla

Catch the toy train to Shimla
... railway line was built in 1903, which provided an alternative to taking a tonga over a bumpy cart road. Today, you can still take the narrow-gauge toy train from Kalka to Shimla and, if the skies are clear, you may even catch a glimpse of the Himalayas in the distance, stretching all the way to Kashmir and Tibet. (To get to Kalka, you can catch a train or bus from Delhi, than catch the connecting toy train.) This 96 km journey takes four to six hours as it winds and climbs its way up into the forested...
April 14th, 2010 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 0
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