Shimla is the capital city of the state of Himachal Pradesh. Located at an altitude of around 2,100 metres, it is often referred to as the ‘Queen of hills’. During the British rule, Shimla was the summer capital of India.
Aus dem Shimla-Reiseführer
Shimla to Kalka
Part of the attraction of reaching Shimla was in the leaving it. The Brits had very quickly tired of the arduous journey up from the plain and so another mountain railway was ambitiously built to serve it ...
Posted in Asia Overland 2006-2008 by andyhay