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Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 22nd, 2017, 08:31
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Posted By Cinta Alam
Yes there is a path but not exactly from Sangla, ...

Yes there is a path but not exactly from Sangla, I suppose it was Batseri, yes.
I did it in the opposite direction, from Rakcham where I think it might be easier to find the trail initially.
Took...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 19th, 2017, 19:13
Replies: 38
Views: 3,211
Posted By Cinta Alam
Great news. The fact that the morning bus goes...

Great news. The fact that the morning bus goes all the way up will help me too.
Looking forward to meeting up.
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 19th, 2017, 14:01
Replies: 38
Views: 3,211
Posted By Cinta Alam
Some time ago I checked their website(Jannat) and...

Some time ago I checked their website(Jannat) and I have a recollection of around 2000. So I'm glad there are cheaper rooms too.
I hope to go up there around 18 th or 19 th and have to leave back to...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 19th, 2017, 07:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,350
Posted By Cinta Alam
I've been quite often in June.....some days wet,...

I've been quite often in June.....some days wet, some dry. July and August are maybe worse, according to accounts.
Have also been in first half of September and found it pretty wet still.
But...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 18th, 2017, 18:16
Replies: 38
Views: 3,211
Posted By Cinta Alam
Since I posted the previous message I remember...

Since I posted the previous message I remember seeing a video of some bike club visit to Devidhar and they drove right across the grass pasture in front of the temple......so for sure there's a rough...
Forum: Electronics in India May 18th, 2017, 15:10
Replies: 1,148
Views: 393,713
Posted By Cinta Alam
No commission.....just helpful

No commission.....just helpful
Forum: Electronics in India May 18th, 2017, 13:10
Replies: 1,148
Views: 393,713
Posted By Cinta Alam
Yep.....been there...done that. So, better...

Yep.....been there...done that.
So, better forget all about it then.

Last year I didn't even try to get a SIM in Delhi on arrival. Then, a taxi driver in Rohru (out in the stix) took me to a...
Forum: Electronics in India May 17th, 2017, 02:36
Replies: 1,148
Views: 393,713
Posted By Cinta Alam
Hot air? Must be plenty of that around at this...

Hot air? Must be plenty of that around at this time of the year........

I was already dreaming about getting one issued to me last year whilst the e-visas were new..... Taking their time, aren't...
Forum: Electronics in India May 17th, 2017, 00:24
Replies: 1,148
Views: 393,713
Posted By Cinta Alam
Arriving on an e-visa shortly. Will be overjoyed...

Arriving on an e-visa shortly. Will be overjoyed if I receive one......and will report back to this thread accordingly. Have had nasty experiences getting SIM activated on past visits.......
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 13th, 2017, 01:31
Replies: 41
Views: 3,089
Posted By Cinta Alam
:rofl: Donīt think youīll find many precipices...

:rofl: Donīt think youīll find many precipices but 8.5 hrs on mountain roads is not fun. Jogindernagar to Mandi fantastic, but Mandi to Shimla I remember the jolts of a backseat journey( no other...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 12th, 2017, 20:43
Replies: 1,514
Views: 241,355
Posted By Cinta Alam
[QUOTE=Dilliwala;2037693]You're forgetting your...

[QUOTE=Dilliwala;2037693]You're forgetting your queries of last year (to get to Rohru). We did discuss bypassing Shimla.
blackfog may not have read the concerned posts yet.
...
Forum: Ladakh & Zanskar May 11th, 2017, 02:17
Replies: 1,514
Views: 241,355
Posted By Cinta Alam
Blackfog, that article is true of so many areas...

Blackfog, that article is true of so many areas leading to or from Simla. I've been stuck in such traffic jams around there during May/June high season that this visit I've decided to avoid at all...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 11th, 2017, 01:55
Replies: 8
Views: 3,869
Posted By Cinta Alam
Agreed, most definitely. i doubt you will find...

Agreed, most definitely. i doubt you will find any taxi at the main road arriving after 10pm. It's close but not that close and too steep to walk with luggage.
Check Chamel he's a Bir taxi driver...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 6th, 2017, 16:57
Replies: 41
Views: 3,916
Posted By Cinta Alam
I stayed 2 nights at Sungri PWD last year. 6...

I stayed 2 nights at Sungri PWD last year. 6 would fit in the 2 sets there if you can get them. But beware.....I picked up my chit from the office in Rohru but when I arrived at Sungri I found both...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 6th, 2017, 16:40
Replies: 38
Views: 3,211
Posted By Cinta Alam
Hi there Am on a trip at present and we can...

Hi there
Am on a trip at present and we can organise to coincide itineraries a bit later Kapil.
I think I read somewhere there is a rough road access up to Devidarh but the bus only goes as far as...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh May 4th, 2017, 00:27
Replies: 100
Views: 10,877
Posted By Cinta Alam
LOWKEY suggested the homestays in Larot last year...

LOWKEY suggested the homestays in Larot last year but we found none at all, just a dream in the future.
Only PWD and FRH then. And the only dhaba with roti and decent hot food except for Maggi and...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 30th, 2017, 14:48
Replies: 41
Views: 3,916
Posted By Cinta Alam
Angry On both this thread and the Trip to Pabbar Valley...

On both this thread and the Trip to Pabbar Valley thread Amit has asked a few times if I trekked to Chansal and if I knew of some nice treks in Rohru area. I doubt he'd realised at that time that the...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 29th, 2017, 17:40
Replies: 41
Views: 3,916
Posted By Cinta Alam
Correct. You can see the bus coming over Chansal...

Correct. You can see the bus coming over Chansal Pass in one of the photos I posted on that Pabbar Valley thread.
Amit has been asking for some nice treks to do around there, thatīs the only reason...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 29th, 2017, 03:15
Replies: 41
Views: 3,916
Posted By Cinta Alam
The road to where, Dilliwala? Have we got our...

The road to where, Dilliwala? Have we got our lines crossed?

The road to Dodra Kwar yes.....And stops there. So you turn round and go back. Or trek down to Netwar area as I mentioned , which is on...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 28th, 2017, 20:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cinta Alam
Ok guys, I'm going to ruminate on all this info....

Ok guys, I'm going to ruminate on all this info. Still have time to decide and options there are aplenty.
Thanks a lot for the advice.
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 28th, 2017, 20:46
Replies: 41
Views: 3,916
Posted By Cinta Alam
Total agreement! I've done both on 2 different...

Total agreement! I've done both on 2 different trips. IMO Harkidun would suit you far better, there are plenty of hotels for all of you to stay at and trekking organisations to do the trek with. A...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 28th, 2017, 20:35
Replies: 41
Views: 3,916
Posted By Cinta Alam
Hi, I answered some of your questions...

Hi,
I answered some of your questions already....eg in post 98 of the Trip to Pabbar Valley thread.
If you read back through that thread you can see most of my planning after taking advice from...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 28th, 2017, 14:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cinta Alam
:thumbup: Oh Dilliwala......There are some...

:thumbup: Oh Dilliwala......There are some amazing stories there! I'm working my way back through them and I've been laughing with tears running down my cheeks. One especially about Darzeeling takes...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 28th, 2017, 14:03
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cinta Alam
Hi Kapilankar! Ah.....But I come from the...

Hi Kapilankar!
Ah.....But I come from the country that INVENTED the Siesta!:):) But that wouldn't make me sleep so deeply so as to miss a rest stop ..... That's true. Another option......Although...
Forum: Himachal Pradesh Apr 28th, 2017, 02:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,610
Posted By Cinta Alam
True, but as I remember the view of the mountains...

True, but as I remember the view of the mountains etc through Kangra Valley is better than the plains view.One of the horrors prior to my arrival at Kiratpur Sahib railway station after a month in...
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