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Long and winding road to Dharmshala

April 5, 2012 Leave a comment

Shimla to Dharmshala is about 160 miles – it took 10 hours of solid driving on single track rough roads to cross the various mountains. With 3 kids, that is like torture, but they all managed admirably in the end. Luckily watching the scenery change, the clouds and thunderstorms roll through and then the sun coming out over the rain drenched tea plantations was better than watching TV. It was still a long way though.

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Camel Safari – treking through the Thar Desert

March 26, 2012 3 comments

4 camels booked – we are ready to go. I did some research and found Trotters, managed by Del Boy, and thought that it must be quality – and this time it was. After a pickup from the hotel and some bag shuffling, we were off in the jeep into the desert.

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