Ghanerao Jungle Lodge
Travel Blogs from Ghanerao
... It used to be hunted but after it was given the label "Blue Bull" it has been give the same protection as the cow which is sacred in India.
We were happily having a late afternoon gin and tonic at the hotel when we heard a loud commotion on the street outside the hotel. It was a Bollywood style wedding procession! The music was very loud and children grabbed our hands to join in the dancing behind the ...
... begged him to go to another window and feed them from there. Before leaving he threw one biscuit out of our window and in an instant a monkey sprung up from the track and grabbed a hold of the bars of the train right where I was sitting. Immediately panicking as there was no glass on the windows and the gaps between the bars would have been big enough for the monkeys to jump through, I quickly grabbed my bag and was ready to make a run for it. Luckily the monkey ...
... that it is Christmas today, so easy here as there are no decorations or Christmas carols being sung. Breakfast is once again another huge meal, omelette, toast, chapati and a rice dish. Yum yum. It is a beautiful warm sunny day. We finish breakfast at 1130am and are immediately asked what time we would like lunch. I cannot think about more food right now. We head into Sadri for supplies for tonight and then to the Ghanerao Palace for a ...
... to restock our alcohol supplies. It is important to get one's priorities right. Turns out that red wine here is a bit of an issue so hard liquor it is. Large bottle of vodka, medium bottle of rum, two bottles of strong beer, a couple of packets of smokes, a couple of bottles of orange fizz drink, a bottle of Pepsi and a couple of packets of chips. Hmmmm, should be right for tonight! After the shopping excursion we went to the palace of ...
... restaurant. Again, the food is wonderful. After lunch we stop at another temple. Sheth Anandji Kalyanji. A huge marble structure that is in excellent condition. Beautiful ornate carvings and ceiling domes. It's an out of the way place but well worth the effort. We arrive at our accommodation in the late afternoon. No cars, no horns no internet and no hoards of people. The building was the hunting lodge ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services