Rahil International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mahabaleshwar
Until a few years ago, anybody who drove long distance in India, out of choice rather than necessity, was a fit case for the lunatic asylum. Such was the state of Indian roads. And then came Atal Behari Vajpayee, a former Prime Minister of India. Under him, the Golden
Quadrilateral got done. Now, the National Highways, for the most part is good with some stretches truly world class. ...
Choosing a nearby getaway for the entire family (14 people) which includes old and young, is always more difficult than it sounds. One has to consider every aspect and input of each and every member. After days of contemplation, we decided to go with Mala's, at panchgani.
Panchgani is 250kms from Mumbai. We started our journet at 630am from Dadar, picking up relatives from thane, ...
Having suffered from hyper sensitive skin all my life, wildlife safaris, dense forests and even gardens have been a strict no-no. A visit to any such place would invariably be followed by a severe allergy attack, a trip to the doctor, the usual 'I told you to avoid going' lecture and a course of medicines to alleviate the reaction.So when a friend asked me to join her on a visit to Kaas- Maharashtra's valley of the flowers, I ...
... the women of the family and the children. They had two new sculptures of matching women dressed in extravagant saris and jewels and at their feet were offering of Indian sweets and fruit. The offerings were then distributed amongst all of the children that came to visit the house, and also a few plucky tourists who will be hotfooting it to the dentist as soon as we get back because the sweets are sweeet.
Friday was the final day ...
... out music whilst teams of men, the Govinda's, drove round in the back of trucks high on the adrenaline of the event. We saw a very small version of the festival on Wednesday outside our apartment block so we had a bit of an idea of what was going to happen, and decided that with all the 'excitement' on the streets and on the advice of our favourite reception lady at our appartment, Diva, that it was probably best to steer clear!
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