Travel Blogs from Mahabaleshwar, India

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Break away, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Break away

A travel blog entry by mdishley

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This was a welcome break with friends Whilst there; apart from spending time enjoying the company, relaxing with friends, appreciating the cooler climate and atmosphere, I also got to have a go at paragliding. This has got to be the closest ...

Pune to Mahabaleshwar, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Pune to Mahabaleshwar

A travel blog entry by ganeshkedari

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Route : Distance : 275 KM Pune - Surur - Vai- Panchgani- Mahabaleshwar Members : Ganesh , Raviraj , Gaurav , Ganesh Bikes : Pulser 180 DTSi , Yamaha ...

day with a family in, Kalyan, India travel blog

day with a family in

A travel blog entry by sneakytrees

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So.  Yesterday I took a paid car from Pune to stay with my colleague's family in the suburbs of Mumbai.  The trip was easy down the expressway but when we got exited this hwy we started heading north.  Away from Mumbai.  For what ...

Tiger  Path Ride and around the Bombay Point, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Tiger Path Ride and around the Bombay Point

A travel blog entry by indianature

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We stayed at the MTDC Hotel run by Maharashtra's State Tourism Department.  As with most government owned properties, the location was superb and sprawling.  Again like with most government properties, maintenance was predictably shabby with ...

Mahabaleshwar - Arthur's Seat and Connaught Peak, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Mahabaleshwar - Arthur's Seat and Connaught Peak

A travel blog entry by indianature

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... light drizzle.    Nonetheless it was an experience in its own right. Connaught Peak is the second highest point in Mahabaleshwar.  Very few people go there especially in off season.  To get to the peak you have to climb up stone ...

Venna Lake and slopes, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Venna Lake and slopes

A travel blog entry by indianature

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Mahabaleshwar's Venna Lake is best known for its boating facilities.  That was the least of our interests.  The lake shore on the opposite end of the boating side has beautiful shores and grassy slopes going gently up the mountain.  That is ...

mahabaleshwar *, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

mahabaleshwar *

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Mahabaleshwar ...

Giant Squirrel - My favourite Mahabaleshwar-kar, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Giant Squirrel - My favourite Mahabaleshwar-kar

A travel blog entry by indianature

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... but they are shy there and run away as soon as they are seen.  In fact they are easier heard than seen. Here in Mahabaleshwar they are almost tame.  Once you have sighted one in a tree, he is unlikely to scoot and will merrily chomp away on all ...

Mahabaleshwar is still a beautiful hill station, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Mahabaleshwar is still a beautiful hill station

A travel blog entry by indianature

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... at every second shop in the Panchgani Mahabaleshwar area. I was far more impressed with the unpretentious Madhusagar at Mahabaleshwar    http://madhusagar.com/ which is a local cooperative supported by the Khadi Gramodyog Mandal, producing a ...

Lodwick Point and Elephant Head Point, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Lodwick Point and Elephant Head Point

A travel blog entry by indianature

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Lodwick Point is one of many "Points" at the edge of a cliff that provide a good view of mountains, valleys and what have you.  Slightly beyond Lodwick Point is Elephant Head Point, perhaps named after an elephant trunk shaped ridge going off the ...

Wilson Plateau - Mahabaleshwar, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Wilson Plateau - Mahabaleshwar

A travel blog entry by indianature

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The Wilson Plateau is the highest point of Mahabaleshwar at 1400++m.  It is a relatively small plateau with a few BSNL communications towers on it - and wildflower grasslands in September ! Wilson Plateau is a popular place for a morning and evening ...

The high country, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

The high country

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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... much Ave. On this occasion though, she just slightly missed the mark... The game plan was to get going around midday for Mahabaleshwar, a hill station a hundred odd clicks south of Pune, after having Maccas for brunch. Ave, it seems, is quite the Maccas ...

Skip..., Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Skip...

A travel blog entry by wallsy

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... least. It pissed rain all night and was still raining when we got up, so we thought we'd give the bikes a miss. Apparently Mahabaleshwar has the second highest rainfall on the planet once it fires up, with a lazy 6 metres June to September. Just what the ...

El poble de les tenebres, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

El poble de les tenebres

A travel blog entry by tinixals

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... poder arribar a Matheran (poblet que ens va portar a moure'ns de Mumbai cap a l’est), vam dirigir-nos cap a Mahabaleshwar, un altre poblet de muntanya amb preciosos miradors que ens venia de cami cap a Goa. Adelantem que, degut a les ...

Mahabaleshwar 2, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Mahabaleshwar 2

A travel blog entry by abhi_acc

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... , handicrafts and other curio shops. They also sell a lot of strawberry ice-creams and juices. Strawberry is grown in abundance in Mahabaleshwar. We then went back to the hotel which had organized some shows like a live band, mimicry etc much to ...

Mahabaleshwar 3, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Mahabaleshwar 3

A travel blog entry by abhi_acc

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... in Mahabaleshwar. This thus signs off a memorable tour of Mahabaleshwar, a nice romantic little place. Do's - 1. The various points in Mahabaleshwar 2. Buy strawberries and eat ice-cream. 3. Sandwiches and juice at Mapro's 4. Stay in a hotel a little way ...

Misty forest trails and a weekend out with friends, Mahābaleshwar, India travel blog

Misty forest trails and a weekend out with friends

A travel blog entry by sandeepachetan

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... 15 minute drive.  Old Mahabaleshwar is also referred to as "Kshetra". This is where the main temples in Mahabaleshwar are. I have commonly observed, for reasons still beyond me, that places of any religious significance are not really very ...

Cycling!!!, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Cycling!!!

A travel blog entry by girlonabike

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... it was great to go for a ride!!  Rode to a small village near Mahabaleshwar called Wai! Bike (Mahabaleshwar to Wai): 22 miles -- INDIA, Nepal, and China http://playinginasia.blogspot.com Cycling around ...

Sudhagad Trek, Pen, India travel blog

Sudhagad Trek

A travel blog entry by inadar

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After having done a couple of easy grade treks this year I decided to participate in the moderate grade Sudhagad Trek. Nature Knights (NK) organized this trek. Sudhagad is located at a height of 2200 feet in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. After ...

Lush and refreshing, Mahabaleshwar Hill St., Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Lush and refreshing, Mahabaleshwar Hill St.

A travel blog entry by eilen

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Staying here for the week-end. What to do (except for the obvious)? Relax, breath, go for a camel or horse ride on proud breed "Thar Marwari (meaning "Desert Warrior". Half full blood arab and half turkish breed and the only horse breed in the world who ...

Boating and swimming in Mahablaeshwar, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Boating and swimming in Mahablaeshwar

A travel blog entry by mayhewfamily

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... asleep a few occasionally uncurl their wings - they have huge wingspans and they do look incredibly draculesque. On the drive back towards Mahabaleshwar we spot a small cafe with an amazing view across the water - it doesn't have a menu but is very happy ...

Mahabaleshwar 1, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Mahabaleshwar 1

A travel blog entry by abhi_acc

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... . Its good to start early to beat traffic. We crossed Pune and continued on our way forward and followed the directions to Mahabaleshwar. Once you exit the expressway, you should take the NH4 all the way passing Chandni Chowk in Pune. It would be a ...

Amazing holiday experience!, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Amazing holiday experience!

A travel blog entry by vshewakramani

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If you have visited Mahabaleshwar and either not stayed at Brightland or tried the awesome pizza's there...you are missing something. Check it out the next time you are ...

From Ghats to Beaches, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

From Ghats to Beaches

A travel blog entry by kishorev

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... does the sun rise in pune.. and at around 645 my eyes lit up when I saw a ST bus with the board Ganapatipule via Mahabaleshwar.. I immediately ran towards the bus and somehow boarded it.. and caught a few seats.. Man the bus was gettin filled up to the ...

From Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

From Mumbai to Mahabaleshwar

A travel blog entry by mayhewfamily

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We left the yacht club at 6am to miss the traffic and make a good start for Mahabaleshwar.  Most of the luggage strapped on the top and the five of us with Sue and her driver Stanley. It is lovely getting up early and not being cold - The drive goes ...

Walking and strawberries, Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

Walking and strawberries

A travel blog entry by mayhewfamily

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... a walk to get a feel for the area and pick up some strawberries. Jake goes off for a trip with their driver to the market in Mahabaleshwar - Phoebe decides that she doesn't want to come for a walk after all. It's a lovely walk and Patch is great - when we ...

..., Mahabaleshwar, India travel blog

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A travel blog entry by 750k

interesting place ...

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