Travel Blogs from Mount Abu, India

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Mount Abu, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Mount Abu

A travel blog entry by markandjade

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To get to Mount Abu we took our first bus ride in India and it was quite an experience. The bus looked about 50 years old and had no suspension so we felt every bump on the 4 hour journey. Not only that but the driver was pretty aggressive hurtling around ...

Rock climbing, Mt Abu, India travel blog

Rock climbing

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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India, Mount Abu, India travel blog

India

A travel blog entry by floreas

... gibt jederzeit und überall anzuhalten für Fotos oder auch den entlegensten Tempel noch zu besichtigen. Seit gestern sind wir in Mount Abu, einem Ferienort in den Bergen (Hügeln). Im berühmtesten Jain-Tempel hatte es unzählige indische Touristen und ...

Honeymooners / Flitterwoechler, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Honeymooners / Flitterwoechler

A travel blog entry by babsworld

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... von Indern ueberflutet sind. Einen Tag nehm ich an einer Bus-Rundfahrt um 80Rs teil, die uns zu allen moeglichen Sehenswuerdigkeiten Mt. Abu's bringt. Mit mir ist noch ein span. Maedel aus dem selben Hotel dabei. Laia und ich werden naturgemaess von den ...

Brahma Kumari Dreaming, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Brahma Kumari Dreaming

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

I woke up having been dreaming about the Brahma Kumari's. This was my dream: There was a wild storm in Mount Abu and strangely, the lady leader of the Brahma Kumari's was dancing naked in it. This dancing would last for two days, nakedness being exposed ...

I had such high hopes ..., Mount Abu, India travel blog

I had such high hopes ...

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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Booked a ticket on a 'luxury' bus from Udaipur to Mount Abu, Rajasthans only hill station.  It's up in the Aravalli mountain range in southern Rajasthan near Gujarat.  Bus was supposed to leave at 8am but come 8:45 there was still no sign of it. ...

On my way out of town, Mount Abu, India travel blog

On my way out of town

A travel blog entry by megin

So I am about to board a bus for a 12 hour bus ride to Mount Abu.  I thought I would type up one more entry here, just in case it is my last.  Indian roads over night make me a little nervous. Today my friend Abbie and I walked down the ...

Journey to Mount Abu, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Journey to Mount Abu

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

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... situated. We went for a row on the lake. The lake was supposed to have been scratched out by the fingernails of the gods. Mount Abu was originally a Shiva centre, before it had become a Jain place. The Nandi bull had been rescued from a chasm here by ...

Green but not clean!, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Green but not clean!

A travel blog entry by benamber

... of my expectations, and unfortunately none of it was its fault. At an elevation of 1220 metres high above the Rajasthan desert, Mount Abu provides the perfect temperatures along with views unrivaled by anything else we've seen so far. It provides a lake, ...

Amazing sights and sleepless nights, Udiapur, India travel blog

Amazing sights and sleepless nights

A travel blog entry by ruth_and_matt

... we arrive in Mumbai which is a shame but at least no new people are joining us. We still, I think, have mixed feelings about India. There are some amazing sights and some very friendly people but there seems to be a competiton to create the loudest and ...

Mount Abu, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Mount Abu

A travel blog entry by hamishandjulie

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Mount Abu is the highest peak in Rajasthan.  Unfortunately it rained a lot.  We did some trekking around the mountain.  We also did a cooking class to perfect our Indian cookery skills.  We took the chance to watch some of the Olympics ...

Brahma Kumari University, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Brahma Kumari University

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

... made contact with them in the past through my association with Sister Nina in Cardiff. I loved that unlike other ashrams in India, who didn't necessarily practice the love and spirituality that they preached, these Raja yogi's were truly in goodness and ...

Mount Abu, mount abu, India travel blog

Mount Abu

A travel blog entry by benandmela

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... more than enjoying the place they have traveled 100's of Kms to see. Apart from the temples and beautiful scenery Mount abu feels a bit like a Butlins holiday camp on the weekends with organised football tournaments arcades full of 1980's games and swan ...

Baloo Poo, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Baloo Poo

A travel blog entry by dolly_would...

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... defence possibilities of a stick of bamboo but as I've seen before, you should never question the power of the mighty bamboo. I stayed in Mount Abu for 3 days, originally planning to trek as soon as I got there.  I tested my legs on the first day by ...

In den Bergen Mt. Abus, Mount Abu, India travel blog

In den Bergen Mt. Abus

A travel blog entry by indienfelix

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... (ne wirklich jetzt, ohne Scheiss :-) ), also war ich schliesslich dann doch froh, die anderen wieder gefunden zu haben. Gegen Mittag des naechsten Tages verliess ich dann mit einigen Kratzern und einem dicken Sonnenbrand Mt. Abu mit dem Bus nach ...

New Years Eve on the mountain outcrop, Mount Abu, India travel blog

New Years Eve on the mountain outcrop

A travel blog entry by radsolv

THAR DESERT Rajasthan Borderless desert; Forever fascinating; Endlessly varied. MT. ABU Rajasthan High above desert Plains, midst tree strewn rocky hills. Indian resort with lake. Interesting visit. Ballet performance, ...

Dilwara temple, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Dilwara temple

A travel blog entry by raj_and_komilla

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As I was feeling quite exhausted I convinced Komilla to take a taxi to Mount Abu. This was a good decision as the engine roared up the windy hilly roads where a bus would have struggled. We were really looking forward to a little respite from the hot ...

Dizzy heights and Indian Honeymooners, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Dizzy heights and Indian Honeymooners

A travel blog entry by nathan-claire

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... temperature makes the journey worthwhile. We check in to a nice hotel up the mountain in the small but touristy town of Mount Abu. Many Indian holidaymakers from Gujarat come here for the cooler climate, which I obviously enjoy.  We grab some lunch ...

Honeymooning in Mount Abu, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Honeymooning in Mount Abu

A travel blog entry by dynamite_dinah

... monsoon season this must be an even more awful job! The terrain became more mountainous and we eventually reached the bottom of Mount Abu, Rajasthan's only hill resort. It is where many of the princely rulers had their summer houses built and then the ...

Unfortunate Foreigners, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Unfortunate Foreigners

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

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Andy had heard that only two weeks previously an Australian girl had been murdered in the hills of Mount Abu, and what is more, another westerner roaming the hills at five in the morning got part of his face ripped open by a bear. For breakfast I ate the ...

Ranakpur- nice get-away from the city - madness, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Ranakpur- nice get-away from the city - madness

A travel blog entry by nadine_india

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... one every day... Thankfully our group got away ok, as for anyone who's read 'Shantaram' knows that if an accident happens in India, people might just take justice into their own hands and beat up the driver and possibly anyone else unlucky enough to be a ...

Ranakpur and Udaipur, Rajasthan, India travel blog

Ranakpur and Udaipur

A travel blog entry by charlotte_amir

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Hello Again!! India is a huge place of contrasts and driving from Jodphur to Ranakpur was testiment to that - we left the desert in the same day as arriving in what apeared to be an over-grown jungle-like place. Monkeys lined the roads and there was ...

Mount Abu, Rajastan, India, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Mount Abu, Rajastan, India

A travel blog entry by staffyandlyddy

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... to pull out the long johns to sleep in!  On Saturday we took peddle boat out on the lake then a 6 hour bus tour around Mount Abu. It was the state run bus service and cost 60 cent for the 6 hours, needless to say we were the only foreign ...

Mount Abu and Ambaji Temple, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India travel blog

Mount Abu and Ambaji Temple

A travel blog entry by sarita_sameer

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3/9/05 Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan, and home to the fabulous Dilwara Jain Temples. As the van climbed up the Mount, we saw the sunset and arrived at our Heritage Palace hotel called the Jaipur Palace Hotel. It is still the property of ...

From Pushkar to Mount Abu, India, Mount Abu, India travel blog

From Pushkar to Mount Abu, India

A travel blog entry by vickiarnaud

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... and, although it was a little chilly, had a good night's sleep. After a full day of train travel, we are now writing from Mount Abu, a beautiful small city lost in the mountains with a lake in the center of the city. Our hotel, the Shri Ganesh, is ...

A needed break!, Mount Abu, India travel blog

A needed break!

A travel blog entry by fin5prtw

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... a jeep with two other travellers. This took us up the windey mountainous roads for a good half an hour to our desination of Mount Abu! Once we arrived we spent the first afternoon just chilling out and going for a wander around the mountain village - so ...

Days 14 and 15 - Mount Abu, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Days 14 and 15 - Mount Abu

A travel blog entry by ktsmith

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... don't like the heat. Can someone please tell that to the buggers that took 20 bites out of my leg last night, thanks. Anyway. Mount Abu is a popular honeymoon resort for Rajistanis - its way way up in the mountains, and is a really pretty spot. Had a ...

On yer bike!, Shilpgram, India travel blog

On yer bike!

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

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... town we cycled along the quiet roads around the lake to a place called Shilpgram. This village was built in 1989 as a showcase for India's traditional folk crafts and dance. We decided to hire a guide to take us round which proved to be a good idea as ...

Ranakapur - quick visit on our way to Jodhpur, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Ranakapur - quick visit on our way to Jodhpur

A travel blog entry by laytonandjana

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About 90 km north of Udaipur, we stopped to see a incredible Jain temple.  Inside, there are 1444 pillars which no two are alike.  There were some really nice elephant carvings as well as other fine details.    This was the first ...

Mount Abu, Mount Abu, India travel blog

Mount Abu

A travel blog entry by chrisandem

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... to ride to the summit, the highest point in Rajasthan which was 17km from our guest house. The journey had brilliant views of Mount Abu and the surrounding countryside which were great, riding a scooter gave us a lot more freedom and gave us a better ...

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