The Queen’s Highway
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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