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Street Tripping To Ratnagiri

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I’ve been without end desirous to street journey to Ratnagiri, however not use the common NH66/Goa Freeway. So when the prospect got here to go visiting a buddy of their village residence, I jumped on the prospect and drew up an alternate route, which handed via rural landscapes, alongside the Arabian Sea, having to  cross creeks along with your automobile in a ferry, after which extra rural and sea-side roads.

We stayed at a buddy’s village residence, ate village meals, walked within the farms and went to go to the Ratnagiri Fort.  We climbed down the fort on the sea aspect, and lazed for hours on the rocks watching crabs and dolphins. This journey is incomplete. I’m going again…


The tomb of Sidi Surul Khan, who was chief of Janjira State from 1707 to 1734

Tomb of Sidi Kasim

One of many two smaller tombs is that of Sidi Kasim, generally often called Yakut Khan, who was in charge of Janjira (1670–1677), and once more in (1696–1707). The opposite small tomb is of his brother Khairiyat Khan, who was in charge of Danda–Rajpuri (1670–1677) and of Janjira (1677–1696).

Ferry across creek

One of many 4 occasions we needed to ferry the automobile and us throughout the creek on this route. That is the ferry from Agardanda to Dighi.


Someplace on this creek, whereas ready for the automobile, I used to be recognizing the various waders.

Countryside roads in Konkan Maharashtra

Countryside roads like these make my day…

Cars in queue for ferry.

Conserving the automobiles able to exit…

ferry arriving.

Ah… there she arrives, the ferry that shall take us throughout.

River in Maharashtra

Attractive ghats and rivers all through this route.

Stream near Malgund.

Nearer to Malgund…

Woman in Malgund Village

That is the village of Malgund the place we stayed. Get up early within the morning to expertise how life wakes up within the villages.

Bridge on Creek

A drive in the direction of Ganapatiphule throughout one more creek.

Ratnagiri Fort

We took a morning off to go to the Ratnagiri Fort

Ratnagiri Fort

Lovely arched door leads you inside…

Ratnagiri Fort

What stays of the fort..

Ratnagiri Fort

The as soon as nice fort of Ratnagiri towards an unsightly industrial backdrop.

Arabian Sea

The Arabian Sea as seen from Ratnagiri Fort

Ratnagiri Fort

Over a time frame the roof appears to have caved in and disappeared. However you’ll be able to see how magnificent the Ratnagiri Fort will need to have been.

Ratnagiri sea front

We climbed down the opposite aspect to sit down and do nothing at this a part of Ratnagiri Fort, watching the ocean lazily and the various crabs and waders right here.

Ratnagiri Sea Front

In that sea in entrance we watched dolphins fortunately swimming and taking part in…

Drive to Ganapatiphule

The drive to Ganapatiphuley has these magnificent views…

Grasslands in Ratnagiri

The drive again via the grasslands on the plateau. Want I might camp right here in a single day…

Ratnagiri Landscape

Completely love that panorama…

Wonderful forests near TRatnagiri

Someplace within the ghats close to the Chandoli Nationwide Park space…

State Highway near Ratnagiri

This state freeway skims the sides of cliffs alongside the way in which…

Panorama shot of forests near Ratnagiri

Deserves a great Panorama shot…

Wildflowers in Maharashtra

What’s nice about street journeys is you get to see far more than simply your vacation spot. Like stopping to admire these beautiful wildflowers…


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