Riding the Toy Train to Shimla

As a part of my short North India trip last year, one item on my must-see/do list was to ride the toy train from Kalka to Shimla. The History. The railway line was built in 1898 in order to connect the summer capital of the British Raj, Shimla, with the rest of the Indian railContinue reading “Riding the Toy Train to Shimla”

A Day On Dal Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir

In May¬†2017, I was lucky enough to have a short visit to Srinagar in Kashmir. My friend, who I’d been travelling in India with, owned a houseboat on Dal Lake and that was my home for 4 nights. Usually, a tourist trip on Dal lake¬†lasts around three hours, or so, but my friend, (who actuallyContinue reading “A Day On Dal Lake, Srinagar, Kashmir”