Steering without Power !

July 1, 2019 We were returning from Naldehra after spending a few days at the Club Mahindra resort there. We started at about 8.30 am and the temperature was a pleasant 22 deg C. I guess all of us were sad leaving this beautiful place as Delhi was sweltering. Anyway, I took the vehicle out … Read more

A Tamilian from Coimbatore and the rolling hills of Naldehra

We reached Club Mahindra, Naldehra yesterday. It took us an hour and 45 minutes to do the 50 kms from Club Mahindra, Kandaghat. We came through Shimla and infact crossed Hotel Peterhof that we had stayed at in 2015. The traffic police was out in full force to manage the continuous stream of vehicles in … Read more

A Split Ahuja No. 1 and a mini-Gurgaon in Solan !!

We were losing a few days on our Club Mahindra membership points so we decided to take a holiday in the hills during May. As luck would have it, the general elections were on May 12th and we couldn’t miss doing our democratic duty. So I rescheduled our holiday to June and only managed to … Read more

The abominable snowman got kissed by a 3-ton army brat !

Yesterday we were driving from Kalpa to Shimla. The route is scenic but the 40 Kms after Reckong Peo are pure unadulterated road hell. There are no roads… It’s just gravel and mud and an extra 20 kms courtesy the River Sutlej over-running a portion of NH-22. You basically climb a hill on a single … Read more