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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.


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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.


DAILY PHOTO: 824 Year Old Magnolia Tree

This tree near Madikeri in Coorg is believed to have sprouted in 1190. That means it was living when:

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The South India Trip 2012 - Part 3 or Off the Beaten Path

“The most exciting journey is often the one you know the least about” – Yours Truly

The Known: The River Tern resort had requested us to check in by 1 pm so that we do not miss the safari.The few pictures of the resort perched at the edge of a reservoir.Google Maps informing us that we were 229 kms and 5 hours away  from the resort, our  midway point en-route to Coorg.

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