It is impossible to live in Shimla and not to mention - or rather, gloat over - its salubrious air. Shimla's British residents were, predictably, fascinated by its weather.
"Like meat, we keep better here [in the hills].", said Emily Eden.
The last word on Shimla must go to an unknown British bureaucrat who remarked that "Delightful as it was, it was not India."