Naneghat

  • Published on
    26-Aug-2014

  • View
    3.382

  • Download
    1

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

 

Transcript

<ul><li> Elevation 750 m (2 461 ft) m(2,461ft) Naneghat Themountainpass Location MalshejGhat </li> <li> NationalHighwayNo.222 Kalyan to Nirmal(AndhraPradesh)viaNagar Sindola Fort Jivdhan Fort Hadsar Fort Chavand FortClimbing </li> <li> Naneghat WhilegoingthroughMalshejGhat,wecaneasilygetaglimpseofNaneghatafterMurbad.The significantlyshapedthumblikepeakandthepinnacleofVandarlingi arethemostdistinctlyseen i ifi l h d h b lik k d h i l f V d li i h di i l spots.Thiswasthemostimportanttraderoute,asitconnectedharbour ofSopara andKalyan directlytoJunnar andPaithan.Thenameitselfsuggeststhatitwasafamousandsignificant route.Nanemeansfamous.Todayitisagoodtrekkingspotfortrekkersandtourists. Bor Ghat,MalshejGhatandNaneghatweretheforemostroadlinksforcommutingcoasttothe plateau.TheSatvaahans hadmadeNaneghattheirmainroutetoJunnar.Duringtheirtenurethe mostimportantwayofcommutingwasNaneghat,whichlinkedKalyan &amp;Sopara toPaithan. TodayonehastoreachJunnar bygoingallthewaythroughMalshej,whichisabiground.But Today one has to reach Junnar by going all the way through Malshej which is a big round But Naneghathadmuchreduceddistanceandwasadefinitelyshorterroute.However,astime proceeded,itwasdestroyedbyalienrulersandthenpaidnoattention. ThefirstthingwecanseeafterreachingNaneghatisthespaciouscaveofNaneghat.Theancient The first thing we can see after reaching Naneghat is the spacious cave of Naneghat The ancient carvings,whichareseenonthewallsofthecave,remindusoftheSatvaahan period.Herewe findinscriptionsinBrahmi scriptalloverthecave.Theseindicatethemagnificenteraofthe Satvaahans andtheirgenerosity.Theseinscriptionsaregraduallybeingdestroyed,andonlya partofitisremaining.Theinscriptionsareveryprecious,andareundergoingdestructiondueto thenegligenceofArcheology.ThewidelyspreadplateauofNaneghatisanastonishment.Tothe leftthestepsbesidesthecaveleadustotheplateauandgoingtotherightleadustoNana's thumb.Afterclimbingallthewaytothebottomofthethumb,whenweclimbthestairs,wedo notexpectabigplateau.Thusthisrouteleadsdirectlytoahigheraltitudequickly,unlike MalshejGhat,whichgoesallaroundthemountains.AtetheentrancetotheGhatisabigstone Malshej Ghat which goes all around the mountains Ate the entrance to the Ghat is a big stone madevessellikething,inwhichcoinsastollwereput. </li> <li> Nanacha Angatha (thumb) </li> <li> Rajeev in action </li> <li> Gawaran mewa </li> <li> Rajeev, Avinash, Yuvraj and Ratnakar </li> <li> Vaishakhare on Kalyan - Malshet road </li> <li> Ratnakar, Yuvraj, Rajeev and Avinash </li> <li> Rajeev's faithful companion </li> <li> Nanacha Angatha </li> <li> Avinash in action </li> <li> Avinash in action </li> <li> Avinash in action </li> <li> Avinash in action </li> <li> The spacios cave is good for night stay </li> <li> Blue tiger butteryfly </li> <li> Avinash </li> <li> Rajeev cooling off </li> <li> The spacious cave </li> <li> Rain water storage tanks </li> <li> Yuvraj </li> <li> The tank made of stone for collecting the toll (coins) </li> <li> Platue after crossing the Naneghat. Nobody could imagine such a view after crossing Naneghat. Naneghat avoided the entire long route via Malshej Ghat to Junnar Jivdhani gad </li> <li> Flowers of Jambhli Manjiri - Pogostemon deccanensis </li> <li> Ganesh temple at Naneghat </li> <li> Ganesh idol and </li> <li> Jivdhani gad </li> <li> Nanacha angatha (Nana's thumb) </li> <li> Climbing Nanacha Angatha </li> <li> View from Nanacha Angatha (thumb) We had our lunch near this rain water source </li> <li> Jivdhani gad </li> <li> Yuvraj, Rajeev, Avinash, Sachin and Ratnakar </li> <li> We had our lunch near this rain water source </li> <li> Siesta after heavy lunch. Rajeev away shooting photographs. </li> <li> Blue tiger butterflies </li> <li> Jovdhani gad </li> <li> Nanacha angatha </li> <li> Climb to Naneghat </li> <li> Electric wires from the Tower going down </li> <li> Flowers of Sonki </li> <li> Electric wires from the Tower going to Junnar area </li> <li> Going back... </li> <li> Unspoilt Unhurried Untouched Unconfined Unexpected Unconquered Unparalleled Un paralleled Unmatched Unstressed Un stressed Unlimited Standingassilentsentinelstohistoryarethe350oddfortsofMaharashtra.Beatenby g y y theseawaves,lashedatbythetorrentialDeccanrains,orscorchedintheblazingsun, standimposingrampartsandcrumblingwalls,thelastlingeringmemoriesof Maharashtra'smartialtimes.Nowhereinthecountrywouldyouencountersucha profusionofforts.Andsuchvariety.Sitedonanisland,orguardingtheseasoramong theSahyadrihills,whosezigzagwallsandroundedbastionssitlikeascepterand crownamidsthillsturnedmauve. </li> </ul>