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    The weekend getaway: Walterre

    Hi guys! My friend Madhavi & I decided to hit the hills for a little weekend getaway on 2nd October weekend. We searched and searched for a cottage or boutique hotel for days but just couldn’t find an accommodation that would fit the bill, i.e.: be reasonable, close to Delhi yet in the hills and have some character to it. Finally, Madhavi told me about a little cottage named Walterre, located about an hour away from Dehradun. As soon as I opened  the website, I knew we just found the place we were looking for. Without overthinking too much, we booked our room online there and then and were ready to go!…

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    Charm amongst the Chaos {Shimla}

    Chaos. That’s the first word that comes to our mind when we think of Shimla. This hill station, over the years has become synonymous with being overpopulated and hence extremely crowded. Often when asked, “so where are you going for a holiday?”  “Shimla”, one answers, the expression on the questioner’s  face is nothing short of a “WHY?” . Over time, this has simply gotten worse. For every facet of any space there is more than  simply one way of looking at it. When it comes to Shimla being one of the most popular hill stations in the country along with holding the title of being the Summer Capital for over hundred…