Maharaja Residency Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mahabaleshwar
... 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 ...
... We met up with two kids, who wanted money to show us the way. We just lost it and decided to find our own way.
We went on what we thought was the path following one logical direction ,with of course our driver close behind us , walking with us.
A long and slushy walk later we reached a point where we saw the falls. Not the clearest of the view, but a view.
Thats where S also realized we had leeches on us.
So focus shifted ...
... there and suddenly they were now.
We started walking the plateau in search of flowers we had not clicked the previous day.
We had to wait for uncle to meet us at the plateau with our breakfast and he was to show us the Barmani flower( a nice bright red flower) and tell us the arrangements for the launch.
A quick half an hour in the plateau and we met uncle and he took us around to other parts of the plateau for ...
... back to the house. A little about the house. The place we stayed is a nice brick house about 10 kms from the Kaas plateau. A simple place with just one hall and one room.
Mohan , the caretaker cum cook was staying in the building right next to ours.
We freshened up and went straight to lunch.
The most amazing lunch I must say. As we were enjoing our lunch, it started to rain.. Rain turned heavier and in no time we were experiencing a Hailstorm...yes ...
... beautiful shores and grassy slopes going gently up the mountain. That is where we spend the morning.
Here are the photos: