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Penelope Chetwode, the daughter of a British military commander during the British occupation, recounts her re-visit to the Kullu Valley. She makes her way from Shimla to Rhotang Pass, on the back of a donkey. She covers many different aspects of Kullu society, relating vivid flashbacks to the time in Kullu before partition, and describing her journey in detail with chilling tidbits from local tribal folklore. A devout Christian she exhibits a surprising interest, and sensitivity to the mountain ...more