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Adventures Galore in Coorg - Part II

The first day of adventure ended with a hot shower, simple dinner and a sound sleep. The next day was to begin at 5 am for those of us who wanted to go on a trek. 771 more words


Adventures Galore in Coorg - Part I

Coorg is known for its coffee beans as well as its beauty spots. You may pull a chair, sit back and enjoy the sunrise or the sliding of the mist depending on time or the weather, but what is it like to trek, river-cross and rappel deep within Coorg, among coffee plantations, streams and hills? 541 more words



This is how it starts. Then you’re hooked and can’t function on less than three cups a day.



These hills are in the Western Ghat range in Southern India. We trekked to one of the ridges near Madikeri while we were in Coorg.


Photograph Featured in ET Travel

Economic Times Travel ( ET Travel ) is a weekly all-colour supplement which covers travel and tourism aimed at the burgeoning band of Indians who want to see and know about their country/abroad through Indian eyes.  77 more words


DAILY PHOTO: Madikeri Fort

This 17th century fort was built by the Mudduraja, and subsequently controlled by Tipu Sultan, Doddavira Rajendra, the British, and the Wodeyars.


DAILY PHOTO: Let's Call it the Starfish Blueberry Flower

I tried to look up what this plant was called, but had no luck–despite its distinctive shape. We saw it in the Coorgi rainforest.  As you can see it looks like a blueberry attached to a five-petaled orange flower.