The Queen’s Highway

Civil and Military Gazette, 13 July 1886
  • Thomas Pinney


Kipling left Lahore for a month’s leave in Simla on 3 July, and travelled through rain all the next day. This account is presumably only a little heightened. The Gugger (or Ghaggar) flows a few miles north of Umballa and must be crossed before reaching the foothills at Kalka and the start of the ascent to Simla.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1986

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