Travel Blogs from Mahabaleshwar
... to walk back as well. Mahabaleshwar doesn't offer you the option of hiring a cab on the way.
This time we walked through the road, which went uphill and downhill and repeat. We saw some interesting flowers on the roadside.
We reached the Kshetra area at around 5PM, starving. To our shock and great disappointment, there was no food available anywhere around. We just had some ...
... 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 ...
... season. To get to the peak you have to climb up stone steps in the forest. As you emerge into the light you are greeted - in September - with a riot of yellow daisies any which way you care to look!
The photos ...
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