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By Virgil Miedema,Stephanie Spaid Miedema

the dual hill stations of Mussoorie and Landour have been confirmed through the British within the early 19th century as a respite from the warmth and dirt of the Indian summer season at the plains. Even this present day, those areas proceed to draw viewers through the hordes, because of their salubrious weather and leisurely lifestyle. whereas Mussoorie is extra 'touristy' and bustling, Landour is a quiet getaway for these trying to find a holiday from urban existence. a lot has replaced through the years, yet either those cities nonetheless maintain an old-world attraction, including to their allure. This ebook takes the reader on a trip in the course of the historical past of those cities, from the overdue eighteenth century - whilst Frederick younger, the founding father of Mussoorie and Landour Cantonment, was once born in eire - as much as India's Independence. With appealing images, evocative illustrations and engaging snippets of neighborhood lore, Mussoorie and Landour brings alive the tales in the back of those fascinating hill stations like no other.

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