The Sherwood Resort
Travel Blogs from Mahabaleshwar
The week of Ganesh festivities has continued! We had the most amazing feast on Wednesday, a bit of a change from the usual veg curry and rice so we all had seconds and thirds and then spent the rest of the day in food baby agony as we'd not eaten so much for a long time (well since Mumbai anyway...) On Thursday we were invited to another families house for a slightly different celebration of Ganesh's mother, so this meant it was a celebration ...
Well after our busy day on Friday a more relaxing weekend kicked off by a visit to the city of Pune which is about a 3 hour drive back towards Mumbai (the road signs pointing to Mumbai did make me a bit sad!). The city itself was on the whole a more organised affair, with bus and cycle lanes and maybe a little less traffic - although going back down the valley had us struggling and sweating in the heat all over again. We found a cute ...
What an amazing day we've just had! Finally feeling like this is what being on elective is all about!
We set off early from the hospital, and drove deep into the valley below Panchgani to visit one of the local villiages that has no formal healthcare facilities and no resident healthcare professionals, so the hospital provides one-stop-shops of health check ups and a pharmacy monthly to ensure the health of the local population.
This was the first time that the hall ...
... nursing college and the boarding school, and to even greater amusement when one of the rackets broke 5 minutes into the game (again- what a bargain!)
We're starting to get a bit of cabin fever now, and I've even been forced to expand my horizons of card games beyond the realm of snap, and we've found yet more old series of Grey's to re-watch on the TV. However, plans are afoot and we're starting to look at a cheeky Goa-n get away for our last week. Stay tuned...
... a couple of times, but most of the equipment was what we were used to, if a little old (the hospital is run nearly exclusively on donations as well as an annual grant from the famous Tata family) When the surgeon came in, he was wearing wellies, a big rubber apron and a visor- this coupled with the prayer everyone in the operating theatre said before the operation started, made us feel slightly apprehensive about what was to come and ...
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