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... the monsoon.
Big airy rooms, lovely verandah and the view of the entire Krishna basin was a perfect setting for a get together with a few close friends. We spent a long time there taking advantage of this precious setting.
In the evening we stepped out to have some tea. In the Pachgani market, we found this cafe run by a Bahai guy. It was an intriguing cafe. They had ...
... and we headed straight back for the lodge and had a nice lunch, clicked some pictures with our host n caretaker and took off for the return to Pune.
A great three days . After the valley of flowers the plateau of flowers. In some ways I liked this more, more approachable. I am curious to see the carpet of flowers in September and Start of October. This place warrants a return :)
Working on the pics.. will soon upload them here :)
... and beeeaters, we saw NO other bird.
We stopped in a place , where the boatman told us we could walk a little inside and spot something. But we ran out of water and the scorching heat was putting us off too.
We went a bit and decided to head back to the launch. Uneventful four hours. And horribly expensive too.
We came back to our homestay and had some hot tea and pakodas and just lazed the remaining evening n night.
... in that place, that we could find even at dusk. So we decided to walk along the road at night with torches to test our luck :)
Except for a few Nightjars we saw nothing :) Nightjars were amazing to spot.. every few yards S would say hey "gleaming eyes... its a nightjar", and we would all try to peer and look as she tries to tell us where :)
Anyways we walked back to the homestay to wonderful dinner and planned to catch the sunrise early next morning.
... beautiful shores and grassy slopes going gently up the mountain. That is where we spend the morning.
Here are the photos:
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Fitness/Health center