The Dukes Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... to help us out. They lead us to the base village, where their friends had even made arrangements for rickshaws to ferry all of us till Karjat station. Throughout the day, after facing hours of painstaking encounters, this was the best thing that happened to us. On our journey back home, in true sportsmanship spirit, we were laughing at our fate on this day. However, there were a few things that we had learnt from today’s encounters. With great pride and pleasure, I share ...
... and play with them. The boys particularly loved rough-housing and thumb wrestling with Kris and Bob. They showed off their "smarts" to Carol by reciting their numbers to 100, and the alphabet in English. Many of them knew enough english to have short conversations with us. It was all such a fantastic time!
Now we are back in Mumbai,and it is hard to believe that tomorrow is our last day here! ...
... October - Vijaya dashami / Dassera day. We checked into the MTDC by about 9am and promptly set off along the Panorama trail. The morning hours between 9am and 1pm, is the best time to enjoy the butterflies. A friendly stray dog at the MTDC who recognized us from our previous visit, accompanied us on the entire 6km round trip. The Panorama trail was our very own garden of Eden. This time around, the ...
... way upto the main market area and eventually Matheran Station. I have posted some photos of the trains - through the forest, coming up, at Aman Lodge, passing the MTDC etc. The following are extracts from the Govt. gazette, and a rail enthusiasts description of the journey. Matheran Hill Light Railway. From: http://www.maharashtra.gov.in/english/g azetteer/KOLABA/comm_railways.html [Kolaba District Gazetteer was published in 1964. It contains authentic, useful information on ...
... s friend Deepika so we had to leave very quickly and try to get back to the hotel for 8pm. We made it by 8:05pm but I had called Deepika to tell her we would be a couple of minutes late so that was alright. She had her father bring her to our hotel to meet us. Then we met her sister at Prems for dinner. It was delicious. We had so much fun chatting about everything. After dinner we walked to get some ice cream at Naturals and then we walked down the street to where ...