Shimla (India) Reviews
Description:Shimla is the capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh and was previously the summer capital of British India.
Newest Review: ... men back home, Shimla was also the centre of a massive husband-hunting network in which young ladies were shipped out from Britain to find a good husband amongst the well-to-do men of the government and army - or if they were less picky, they might consider a businessman although those 'in trade' were less of a catch. There were parties galore and plenty of 'racy' behaviour before the season ... more
Customer Shimla (India) Reviews (1)
by - written on 04/02/11 (Very useful, 102 readings)
I wish I could remember what it was about Shimla that caught my imagination and made me include it in the itinerary I was designing for our first fully independent trip to India back in 2007. We'd done several tours with so-called adventure travel companies and had been adding more and more extra bits on the beginning and end of those tours as our confidence in finding our way around and our reluctance to be 'led' had grown. It's not as if Shimla is on the way to anywhere; going would inevitably mean a diversion from wherever else we planned to see but perhaps it was the magic of the name, perhaps my growing obsession with the history of the Indian Independence movement . Read the complete review
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