"India's brighton" Top 5 Page for this destination Simla by sourbugger
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There is a touch of 'Brighton' in Shimla, the capital comes out to play in this hill station, and it quickly gained notority for the 'fun side' of life, as can be seen from this quote :
"Shimla’s reputation as a place for pleasure-seekers took birth almost with the foundation of the town itself. "The presence of unattached ladies, bachelors, flirts, match-makers gave to Simla its early reputation.... Early evenings on the Mall, was the customary place for building acquaintances.... Eligibles... socially desirables... all were on the Mall." A nostalgic journey by Raghuvendra Tanwar
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