#288 Strawberries, and some more strawberries!


Honda Activa Expedition II
Destination – Mahabaleshwar
En route – Wai, Panchgani
Length: 120 km
Max Altitude: 4500 ft above MSL
Time: 3 hrs 15 (including stops for snacks)

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The travellers…

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Krishna River Valler seen from Parsi Point, Panchgani

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Mapro Gardens, do not forget to try out the strawberry milkshake or strawberry icecream with fresh cream and strawberries, and the grilled sandwich here: First reason for visiting Panchgani!

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You can sample tens of fruit juices, crushes and milkshakes here along with jelly chocolates, and then buy them at 10% discount

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Fresh vegetables, straight off the farms…

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Fresh strawberries… Second reason for visiting Panchgani!

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A typical strawberry farm  in Panchgani

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Paragliding… soaring 1000 ft above ground, and 3000 ft above sea level. Third reason for visiting Panchgani!


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This is the same temple where many scenes of Swades were shot. It’s an old village named Manavli, 3 km from Wai.


One thought on “#288 Strawberries, and some more strawberries!

  1. Very Nice pics and blog. Me and my hubby are also planning to visit Mahabaleswar on our Kinetic Honda from Pune. It’s something we would like to explore ourself on two wheelers. Was wondering if the ghat roads were safe to ride as I will be riding in parts. Did you guys used to switch off the engine downhill on your way back? Need some tips, Regards, Kusum

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