English_Master December 1, 2015 No Comments
 HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION The summer vacation in Delhi begins on May I every year. Much before it began we started planning. My sister wanted to go to Jammu and Kashmir, but my parents did not agree. I suggested that we should go to Shillong. But my sister proposed that we must see Darjeeling. My father suggested that we would go to both the places, with one month’s stay at each place. So it was decided that we would be going first to shillong and then to Darjeeling. My father reserved four births in Assam Mail which left the New Delhi Railway Station on the May 5. It was a very long and tedious journey. The train passed through three states- Utter Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal- before it crossed over to Gauhati in Assam. We were travelling in a first class compartment. Our mother had prepared meals for the first day’s lunch which we took in the morning. In the evening we reached Kanpur and took our Patna. We had changed to meter-gauge train at Barauni. The train reached Gauhati in the evening. Before reaching Gauhati we crossed the Brahmaputra River over which the Indian Army engineers had successfully built the wonderful bridge. It is a...
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