Sunday, February 05, 2006

On Day 2, we left the tribal village of Zadoli at about 8. Reached the base, where a boat was waiting for us at about 9. The 3.5 hour boat journey to the base of Vasota peak started at about 9.30. The lake, the mountains and forests stretched endlessly around us. We reached Vasota around 1 pm. The camp was a short walk from the place we alighted the boat. After setting-up the camp, rest of the day was spent in water and strolling around.

(Click on photos for a larger view)

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Early morning. A view from the village. Wind farms can be seen at the distant crest of the mountain. Asia's largest wind farms in Satara district
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Packing bags
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Traversing the fields near the village
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Reaching the lake
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Settling down in the boat

The boat man is having a look at the Google Sattelite image
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Boatman tests his photographic skills. And passes with flying colours.
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Scenes from the 3.5 hr long boat journey


(Photo Courtesy: Manjit)
(Photo Courtesy: Manjit)
(Photo Courtesy: Manjit)



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A remote village (All villages here are indeed remote)
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Sighting the Vasota peak

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A machan near Vasota

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Landing at Vasota
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Base camp at Vasota

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Lunch
Swimming Lessons

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Cooking in progress
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Washing vessels as well as collecting drinking water from a nearby stream. A few of us kept a vigil with torchlights, looking around for any wild animals.

Day 2 ended with a lavish dinner - result of a collective effort, followed by a cautious walk to the stream in pitch darkness.

>>Day 3>>

4 Comments:

At Thursday, February 12, 2009, Blogger Scorpion King said...

Hi Good Trek man
Thanks for sharing this information , we also palnning for that trek

 
At Thursday, February 12, 2009, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Good Trek man
Thanks for sharing this information , we also palnning for that trek

 
At Thursday, February 12, 2009, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Good Trek man
Thanks for sharing this information , we also palnning for that trek

 
At Thursday, February 12, 2009, Blogger Scorpion King said...

Hi Good Trek man
Thanks for sharing this information , we also palnning for that trek

 

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