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May 14, 2006 - Himachel Pradesh: Chamba and Shimla

A confession: we are heat wimps. So every chance we had, we fled into the mountains to the towns that used to be British hill stations. Chamba is another of these, northwest of Dharamsala, closer to Jammu and Kashmir. Chamba used to be a kingdom of its own, and because of its geographical isolation and difficulty in getting there, it was never conquered by the Muslim Mughals. So the ancient Hindu shrines built in the 7-10th centuries are still intact and functioning (see photos). In the center of town is a huge grass lawn, where lots and...

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