Travel Blogs from Mount Abu
... I'm really not sure appreciate how incredible kitsch this is all is, at least not on the same level as us British would -- and you've got Mount Abu. Fun and frolics aside, it seems that this is merely a drop in the ocean in terms of the many 'troubled' western trends being revived here... The desire to cling onto cheesy 80s music I can almost ...
... the blankets were so dirty too!
One of the main attractions in Mount Abu is Sunset Point where it seems the whole world goes to watch the sun set over the plains. It is not the romantic place it might have been, a bit noisy and boisterous for that, but the people are very friendly and the sunset was spectacular.
We met a lovely Gujarat family and whilst chatting noticed that a guy with his mates was interpreting everything we ...
... in the rain was a bit of fun, until we reached our street. With no foot path (normal in India) we were in the centre of the road, with no gutters (also normal) the torrent of water we were battling against had a strangely effluent colour and smell to it.
The following morning we organised a walking tour of some of the town’s surrounding scrubby slopes are apparently home to many species including bears, wild boars and monkeys. The former was all that ...
... north, south, east, and west, your gaze will be met by another tirthankaras. It reminded me of Arlington Cemetery in DC, where every grave stone is positioned that no matter which direction you look, they make a straight line. Our last stop was the Gaumukh Temple, which means the Cow's Mouth Temple, reachable via a descent of 750 stairs down the mountain. A quick cookie break later, and were back in the car for the haul back to Udaipur. Check out our website: ...
... the incoming train - an assortment of levers were pulled, bells clanged, buttons pushed, telephones wound up and mail bags got to the ready. A further bus ride later we arrived in Udaipur full of beans and raring to go because this was the city of the Lake Palace which Andrew had told me was quite special. When the man at the Panorama Hotel told us that they didn't have just any room for us but the very special 007 James Bond Room we had to take it! Needless to say ...
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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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.