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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. ...
... annoying. the table land by it self is a pretty nice place, especially for photography. You will have a 360 deg view of panchgani, and the sunset looks really nice. apart from that most other places will have similar offerings.
Nice place to relax for a couple of days, quite a few places to visit in and around panchgani and mahabaleshwar. many "points" to see, but the highlight will have to be the food.
... We experienced heavy fog on our drive and so even though we were very close to the windmills we could barely see them. The weather was excellent, the air unpolluted and it was nice to be away from the madness of city life. We almost didnt want to come back to Mumbai. Alas! routine life beckoned .
It has been a week since I returned and though I did get a mild allergic attack it was well worth it :).
... festival, and it closed with a huge procession that started in the main hall of the hospital and then the Ganesh statue was transferred to the back of a pick up truck loaded with massive speakers and decorated with streamers and branches of leaves for a tour around the hospital wards and then out into the village and up to Tableland. What started off as a sing-a-long and a dance turned in to a full on carnival- the music was cranked up ...
... day of the Ganesh festival which celebrates the Hindu god of intelligence and knowledge. It's a 10 day festival and there are loads and loads of Ganesh sculptures dotted around the place, his familiar elephant head on a man's body shape at every street corner and in every home. We were invited to the home of one of the hospital employees and joined in with them as they sang and prayed to the sculpture in their living room before ...
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