Travel Blogs from Mahabaleshwar
... 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 ...
... clean, and fixed timings for hot water.All rooms come with attached balconies and a good view of the front or back garden. Overall, the rooms are average. but spacious.
The Food at mala's is simply brilliant. Meat lovers will have absolutely nothing to complain about. Just to give an idea, during our short stay, we had chicken tikkas, tandoori, kebabs, Yakhni Pulao, kheema Biryani, Chicken ...
If you want to avoid the crowd you must visit during the week as during the week-end it gets choc-a-block and you wont be able to enjoy the beauty thanks to the overwhelming number of tourists. I wish we as a country would learn to respect and protect nature.
It was disheartening to see tourists littering this ecologically sensitive region, plucking flowers (an absolute No-No) and even stomping all ...
... were trying to teach us some of the dances of the local region and also trying to cover me and Nikki with as much paint powder as possible. We were dancing for hours in the heat and every time we tried to stop and have a breather (sweaty paint streaming down our faces) they dragged us back into the crowds for more- maybe our Bollywood moves weren't too shabby after all?
It was all going well until some kid threw a load of paint in ...
... ages form these huge human towers (nearly 3 stories high some of them), with the lightest and youngest kids at the top who's job it is to break a clay pot suspended about the human tower. The pot contains buttermilk which is spilled over the whole group when the pot is broken to signify unity and teamwork. It was also a day of celebration, with many of the streets we drove past on the way to Blue Frog blocked off with people and huge ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Free parking