During the summer vacation last year, our school organised a trip to Shimla. In the scorching summer, a visit to a hill station is really a relieving experience.
We in a group of twenty students left for Kalka mail. Our Mathematics teacher Rajdeep Singh was our supervisor. We reached Kalka at 10 a.m. There is a meter gauge line from
Kalka to Shimla. It is a hilly tract of sixty kilometers. It takes eight hours to reach there. The train moves on the zig zag lines very slowly. The train moving on this line has only 8 or 9 compartments. The speed is so slow that one can get on or get down of a moving train. The surroundings present beautiful scenery. The tall trees look majestic.
As we reach near Shimla, we can feel the difference in temperature. The disturbing heat of the plains of Delhi was left far behind and we had wrapped ourselves in blanket and put on woolen clothes. The journey from Kalka to Shimla was itself was a wonderful experience.
In Shimla we had our accommodation in a grand hotel located on the Dalhousie road. This hotel is very popular among the tourists. Due to its quality service it is known as Tourist Paradise. Next morning, we...