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Chugging Along Aboard The World Heritage Nilgiri Mountain Railway

The mellow morning sun playing hide and seek with the snow-white gossamer clouds made the balmy weather only more pleasant…As I walked down the road towards the little town station I marvelled at the wild flowers swaying eagerly from the hill-side along the road to paint it  in their individual hues; purples, blues, yellows and oranges peeping out of varied shades of greens…. 974 more words

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Landscape & Ecology in the Nilgiri Hills: A Spatial Exploration

The Nilgiri Hills are an important range in the Western Ghats range. The broader Nilgiris area, located at the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka, contains a variety of contrasting ecosystems and have the largest elevated plateau area in the Western Ghats. 1,271 more words

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Linking the Hotspot: From Silent Valley to Sinharaja

The Western Ghats and Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot encompasses a swathe of area running down the western coast of India across the Palk Straits to Sri Lanka and its southernmost point at Dondra Head. 2,264 more words

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My soul jumped with glee- Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta

As promised in the previous post, this is a small know-it-all for visiting Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta, literally translated it would mean Snow Krishna Hill. It is a small temple-hill located in the Chamarajanagar Distict of Karnataka. 1,083 more words

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Coimbatore - Ooty trip - Day Two

On the second day, we had a nice breakfast and started our journey to Ooty. The entire journey from the Ooty Main road to the Highland hotel was scenic and we didn’t close our eyes for a moment. 186 more words

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