The monsoons were pouring down heavily in the southern states this time. The South West monsoon usually retreats by the end of September. I was looking forward to a trek in the rain before it ends. The monsoon in the Western Ghats is something I like the most, the rain is so refreshing and liberating.
Chikmagalur is undoubtedly beautiful and a much less explored hill station in South India. Unlike many other commercialized hill stations in South India like Ooty or Kodaikanal, where it is very tiresome to find a place peaceful and without any buildings hindering our view; Chikmagalur is much better. This place is the major center of
When the surroundings where I exist most of the time starts to distract me, I gear up for a retreat. And that will be a journey to some unknown destinations. I often prefer going somewhere the air is fresh and cold. Kodaikanal is one such place where I go more frequently these days. Over the
This is my first post about Kerala, my native place. Kerala which is well known for its exclusive natural beauty is visited by travellers across the world. I always wanted to write about my place, but not unless I have something unique and new. So as the first post, I want to write about an offbeat
A friend of mine called on a Friday evening and told he will take me to a beautiful village if I come to Kodaikanal. I never say no to offers like this. Unplanned journeys like this usually turn out to be the most memorable for me. I travel frequently to Kodaikanal but didn't hear about