DAILY PHOTO: Scenes from the Shimla – Kalka Train

Taken in June of 2015 on the Shimla – Kalka Toy Train

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passing engine

open air

postal elephant

a curious passenger

reminded me of the aqueducts

DAILY PHOTO: Inside the India Coffee House of Shimla

Taken in July of 2015 in Shimla

Taken in July of 2015 in Shimla

 

I love India Coffee House(s.) They’re inexpensive, they’re retro, and they’re consistent. With the uniforms and the decor, it’s often like stepping into the 1950’s–and the prices seem that way a little bit too.

DAILY PHOTO: Shimla Rooftop View Featuring Ram Mandir

Taken on June 24, 2015 in Shimla

Taken on June 24, 2015 in Shimla

Ram Mandir is the Hindu temple to the left of the frame.

DAILY PHOTO: Gigantic Orange Hanuman

Taken June 24, 2015 at Jakhu Temple in Shimla

Taken June 24, 2015 at Jakhu Temple in Shimla

I’m standing in the foreground for scale, and even if I were only 10 inches tall (I’m not) that would be a pretty grandiose Hanuman.

Taken from a distance. Surveying all.

Taken at a distance. Surveying all.