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Diamond review  Walk the Walk

Advantages: Fantastic small group tour. Very great value
Disadvantages: None - I'd do it again in a heartbeat

Thereís more to Ahmedabad than Gandhi In 2015 we spent a few days in the Gujarat city of Ahmedabad, not a place thatís normally considered very much of a tourist attraction. Aside from being the home of Mahatma Gandhi and more recently, the home city ...

koshkha 03.01.2017 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Heritage Walk of Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad

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Heaven modelled inside with heavenly views outside

Advantages: Fabulous location with spectacular views and fascinating things inside
Disadvantages: You will have to use your own imagination to work out a lot of what's inside

...Top Attractions If you visit the small town of Pelling in the Indian Himalayan state of Sikkim, you will almost certainly visit the Pemayangtse Monastery. Iím not psychic and I donít have any special itinerary-predicting powers, I just know that there ...

koshkha 25.02.2014 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling

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Closer to Heaven at Rohtang Pass

Advantages: Spectacular views, super ponies, lots of crazy people
Disadvantages: You won't get snow all year round and in the winter it can be dangerous

Iím on the Top of the World, Looking Down on Creation I suspect there is a primitive human instinct that drives (many of) us to want to get to the top of big things. If thereís a mountain, we want to climb it Ė or better still be driven in comfort to ...

koshkha 23.02.2013 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Rohtang Pass, Manali

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The ruins of the second capital city of Sikkim

Advantages: Beautifully neat and tidy with stunning views
Disadvantages: A bit of a trek and no facilities when you get there.

Not quite Disneyland The tiny Himalayan town of Pelling in the state of Sikkim is not overly blessed with world-class attractions. Thatís not a problem because you donít go there expecting Disneyland; you go for the views, the mountain air, and to es ...

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Review of Rabdentse Ruins, Pelling

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Gaiety in the Mountains

Advantages: A fabulous project to preserve the culture of Shimla's past
Disadvantages: I loved it but if you don't like tours, you might not.

A Missing Attraction If you have seen Michael Palin's excellent series about his journeys through the Himalaya, you'll maybe have an idea why we keep going back again and again to experience the mountains. One of my favourite episodes is the one where ...

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Review of Gaiety Theatre, Shimla

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