Christmas Special episode from Mussoorie & Landour 🙂 The historical St. PAUL’s CHURCH – a beautiful church located very near to the famous Char Dukan and Chakkar area in the Queen of Hills. This is the only place where the British Queen and the King visited during the colonial Days of the Raj and it also has a connect with the story of the famous conservationist Edward James “Jim” Corbett!
MERRY CHRISTMAS friends 🙂 Happy Exploring! Love to all!! :)
Next in the “Tale of two cities – Mussoorie and Landour” we bring to you Barlowganj, Halfway House, Jharipani, Rajpur and more awesomeness from this beautiful hill town in India 🙂
Loved this storytelling absolutely…the story being no less than a full on entertaining thriller movie 🙂 Straight from the colonial era we bring to you the exciting stories and anecdotes associated to this army deserter who later rose to riches and fame of a Raja – Frederick “Pahari” Wilson also popularly known as the Raja of Harsil!
The story flows through several key moments in the history of Indian sub-continent…some good..some bitter.. e.g. the charms of a young ace shooter and the mystery that surrounds him.. discovery of ancient fossils by Sir Proby Cautley’s.. the laying of railway tracks.. the renovation of ghats of Haridwar.. Russians’ plans with Raja Ranjit Singh and Tibet.. the merciless deforestation of Deodar jungles to make Railway sleepers.. extinction of Exotic birds ..the Wilson Apple..the Rajma beans of Harsil…and so much more!! We are sure you are gonna enjoy this video-journey into past 🙂 Happy Exploring 🙂
A quick fun Trek, Colorful fluttering Buddhist prayer flags and more awesomeness from George Everest Estate, Mussoorie 🙂 Happy Exploring!
One of the oldest Hydro-electric Power Plants, Bhatta Falls, Limestone Quarries and much more in Episode 2 of Heritage Explorations at MUSSOORIE & LANDOUR 🙂 Happy Exploring!!
So here’s the first episode from our new Heritage Trail video series – A Tale of 2 Cities – MUSSOORIE & LANDOUR 🙂 Discover how the British “found” Mussoorie during the 19th Century.. how the place got it’s name.. and how it developed into a beautiful “rejuvenating” town for the ailing “Company”! All this and more…Happy Exploring 🙂