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... place to place, is suddenly possible in India – welcome to the twentieth century !
Today was just to put some distance. The trip meter reads exactly 750 km. Not bad for Day 1.
Every day, I am going to add a "deep insight" on the Indian highways. Today we'll kick off with the dance of the dinosaurs.
Indian trucks are capable of a top speed of perhaps 40 kmph ...
... heading straight for the destination. The drive was really nice, considering most of it was on Mumbai-Pune expressway, its not a surprise. The going was slow once the uphill climd for Panchgani started. The diwlai holidays had attracted many tourists, which made the going a bit slow.But all in all, a good drive. we reached Mala's around 130pm, just in time for our lunch.
Just 5-10 mins drive from ...
... a few hours here as there is so much to see in terms of flora, fauna and birds.
From Kaas we headed towards Thosegar Falls a 1000 feet waterfall located approx 20 kms from Satara city.
A newly constructed viewing platform makes the experience thoroughly enjoyable. July to November is the best time to visit as you can enjoy the lush greenery of the Konkan.
A short distance away are the windmills ...
... at which point we decided, exhausted and covered head to toe to make a break for it and get a shower. And scrub we did, we're still finding paint in places paint should never be and it's been nearly 3 days since the party and after our first wash the bathroom looked like some sort of modern art installation. When we were walking around the hospital on Saturday there were quite a few laughs and points, probably because we still had ...
... more like an old country house set back from the busy roads of Pune by lush gardens. It is famously served as a prison for Mahatma Gandhi, his wife and personal secretary during the struggle for Indian independence. There wasn't much to see- a few rooms that formed an exhibition about the life and work of Gandhi and also a couple of rooms left as they were when Gandhi interned there with a few of his personal effects, but it was nice ...
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