On our way to Landour, during this past summer vacation, we stopped in Mussoorie for a few hours. The primary reason for this break was to visit the famous Cambridge Book Depot.
Cambridge Book Depot is a local institution. It might seem like any other bookshop from the outside, but inside, there are hundreds of books piled on top of one another in every direction. Although neatly stacked, sometimes it becomes a challenge to pick out books from the bottom.
If you have a backpack, you can forget about moving around in the bookshop without toppling over the stacks. The staff at Cambridge, thankfully, is accommodating, and if you cannot find a book, they will get it for you.
The bookshop has an iconic status in Mussoorie for another reason. The famed author Ruskin Bond visits here almost every Saturday. His visits are one of the few highlights for…
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