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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Maganji's Mount Abu
Rooms require complete renovation. it is priced very reasonably, but maintenance is poor too.
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... the way up for some gorgeous views of the tiny town. Ashok handed me a stick for the downhill parts on account of the fact I can't walk downhill without help or simply sliding down on my ****, and once we were at the lookout, you could see the official sunset point. Couldn't just see it off in the distance, we could ******* hear it! There were so many people. This ...
... photos I have uploaded for this are pretty poor as no one has been able to take photos inside for about 20years, these are photos of photos I bought outside the temple. Hopefully they show a little slice of the craftsmanship at this site.
On the way back we found the Maharaja's old retreat, now a luxury hotel, and so popped in for a look. We took up residence on the lawn at the front and played cards in the sun. Naturally, being in such a place, I took up my ...
... getting thinner.
On the way back to town it started poring with rain, the first of the monsoon for Mt. Abu. The bus was not equipped for such weather; we got pretty wet pretty quickly from the leaking windows and roof, the driver was blind, lacking windscreen wipers or even a de-mister! The rest of the tour was cancelled and we were dropped of in the middle of town. Mt Abu is quite hilly and our guest house was at the top of a hill. Running back to our ...
... The carvings were really intricate as the craftsman were paid by the amount of dust they collected so the more they carved the more they got paid. Each part of the temple was carved completely differently, no two panels were the same and the detailing was so impressive. There were lots of elephants, flowers and gods carved into the marble, other Jain temples we have seen have lots of carvings but this was something special.
... I put up a link to his website on the blog so anyone coming to Rajastan can look him up: www.mount-abu-treks.blogspot.com. Highly recommended! The trekking itself was, at times extremely tough with some very steep climbs and our legs felt the effect on Sunday afternoon. We spent the rest of the day in the hotel eating, playing cards and watching telly. A relatively short (5 hour) train ride to Jodhpur awaits us on Monday then it's on to Jaisalmer for our camel ...