Monday, February 02, 2009

I'm a club girl!


I've grown up going to clubs...not the partying ones of course....but old time clubs like this one in Kasauli, where I've been going since I was a year or so old. As the daughter of an Air Force officer and with a number of other relatives in the armed services, the tradition of clubs has always been very strong in the family. There is a lovely charm to them, although they are changing a lot themselves as well. Kasauli Club has less than 400 members, most are lifetime and outstation members who use it only for a few days at a time. The Kasauli Club has a number of rooms, some with full kitchens where you can make yourself at home. Earlier they used to allow members to rent rooms for upto 6 months at a time, so one could really settle in, but now I think they have shortened the duration of stay considerably, so more members can use the facilities.

Kasauli on wikipedia

2 comments:

megha punater said...

lovely post shalini,i too miss the clubs in india,something about them.

Shalini said...

Thanks Megha! Yes, there really is something so charming about them. It's an entirely different world.