Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani | Series 3

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Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani hill stations near Pune is our go-to getaway. Every time we decide to go beyond those hills but my love for hills pull me there again and again!

Read more about the Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani hill stations in series 1, series 2, series 4.

Last few weeks have been super hectic and promise to remain same for another couple of months as I have taken on a full-time project along with lot of reviews/ blogging/ product sampling and blah blah… You get the gist.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

So after a few weeks of some heavy researching in ecological fabrics like cotton, bamboo, recycled polyester, soyabean etc and travelling, I finally got a breather of a day and here I am writing a fresh post in Mahabaleshwar series.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

Today I will cover the cooked food – street food available in Mahabaleshwar along with photo blog of Mapro and inside peak into a mud tandoor.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

Just like strawberries, pink radishes, mulberries, charcoal grilled corn cob is a must have in Mahabaleshwar.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

It beautifully compliments the weather and adds to the story of a hill station. I wouldn’t miss it for the world.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

To this add some hot chai (Indian tea) with froth created using the sweeping motion between the pan and glass. Mmmmm…

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

Then there are bicycle-Icecream vendors, Bhel Puri stalls.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

I love the way the bhel walas create the pattern in the farsan. Just awesome work. Don’t you think?

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

The tandoori roti images are from my stay at Savoy Hotel.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

I was lazing in the room with night being quite chilly and I was not keen on leaving the warmth of the quilts.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

V prodded me to go and not miss the chance of lifetime where I can actually do close-up shots of a tandoor churning out gorgeous rotis.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

And I thank him for bugging me.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

This post is incomplete till I showcase images of some mouth-watering pizza, sandwiches, candies, strawberry cream and a general tour of Mapro farm and restaurant.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

It is one of the best pizza I have ever eaten including calories. Love.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

A visit to this place is a must at least once a trip and if I can squeeze in more, then all the better.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

There’s one more part coming up which I will focus on some activities one can indulge in during the stay in Mahabaleshwar like Boating on Venna Lake, Go Karting, para-gliding point among few.

Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog - Part 3 | Travel Story
Mahabaleshwar Photo Blog – Part 3 | Travel Story

 

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  1. Makes me nostalgic :) Nice work!

    1. Thanks Prash. You have a lovely blog too. Visited for the first time.

  2. Its looking fantastic. Thanks

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