Shimla - "Small Britain"
Shimla, 2000m above sea level, is built on the ridge of a mountain. It is the capital of the State Himachal Pradesh. The British originaly built the hill station to get out of the summer heat of the capital Calcutta. The town goes back to  mystic colonial times when clouds move over the ridge.

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Alley seen from our hotel

English flair on "The Ridge"

"The Vice Regents Lodge" where important talks between Gandhi, Nerhu, and Britain were held before Independance.