A monkey trying to drink with a cup in Shimla. © Himanshu Khagta

Shimla monkey drinking from a cup

Shimla monkeys are a smart bunch of macaques. Their skill include secretly climbing on your head, stealing your glasses and then teasing you from the branch of a tree. The most common way to get your glasses ba...
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Rashtrapati Nivas, Shimla © Himanshu Khagta

The history of Viceregal Lodge in a timeline.

The 110 acre Viceregal Lodge, that is now known as the Indian Institute of Advance Studies or Rashtrapati Niwas is the best place to end your walk from the The mall road. Though you can easily get here in a car...
Orange Sunset, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

The Story of ‘Life in Shimla’

Born and brought up in the mountains, I consider myself privileged to have spent most of my life in the beautiful hill station of Shimla. Like any other Shimla boy, I'v spent most of my childhood strolling on t...