Travel Blogs from Mount Abu
... hour after sunset. I have no idea what happens in Mount Abu at night, the weather forecast was showing 12-14 degrees at night. 12-14 MY **** (sorry Gran!). I don't know whether it was the thinner air, the slight breeze (it certainly wasn't a wind) or what - maybe Geography teacher Mr Bischoff can enlighten me one day - but as soon as that sun went down it turned arctic on us. Our room, for all it's benefits, certainly wasn't built for this; 50% glass, on the top of a 4 ...
... for our long train trip that night. As we sat by the lake more and more locals came up to us either asking for a photo or just plonking themselves on to our chair to have a photo taken with us! At first it was quite fun as we had got kinda used to it since being here, but slowly more and more people gathered, even paying professional photographers to take their photo with us. Nikki even ended up in a Nursing college's class ...
... 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 ...
... and very western. We had ice cream and we were so happy about it that we even overlooked the possibility of being poisoned by the diced fruit on top. I might pay for that ice cream this weekend, but if I do it is my own fault. Anyway, I had better be on my way. I will hopefully return with many ...
... 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.