In Coorg, Karnataka – the Scotland of India? The Great Arabian...

It is peak summer in the south, when the sun is at its harshest. The monsoons are some time away, and the skies are...

Gokarna – It’s Holi, and time for celebrations: The Great Arabian...

For the second year running, I was on the road on Holi, the festival of colours. The previous year I was driving through Assam...

Theerthahalli, Karnataka – Looking for the man who cycled across India:...

I left Agumbe for Sringeri, but with a longer detour via Theerthahalli. To look for a man who make travellers like me look like...

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Karnataka – A Bird Lover’s Paradise!

The Birds of Ranganathittu are shown in this Photo Journey. This is my first visit to Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary was a thoroughly enjoyable one and provided a great opportunity to photograph awesome birds.

Visiting Kasargod, Apsarakonda Falls and Idagunji in Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

It sure has been turning out to be a long day - with some spectacular sights and some disappointments. The Apsarakonda Falls and Kasargod beach...

Kollur, Karnataka – Where Religion meets Nature: The Great Arabian Sea...

The drive to Kollur took me off the boring national highway back into the Western Ghats - the low traffic, winding hilly roads with...

Mirjan Fort near Gokarna: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 20

Left Gokarna finally - could have stayed on much longer. Especially when you are at Swaswara, a CGH Hotels property. First stop was Mirjan Fort...

A safari in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea...

The day started with a flat tyre. Then I took the wrong road from Chikmagalur to Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary - drove 20 kms (13...

7 Places in India to Write Your Next Book

Every author works best in a setting of his or her choosing. Stephen King may prefer a windowless basement where he can transport himself...

Hiking up to Yana near Gokarna in Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

Yana came recommended for its natural rock formations, some of them resembling human faces. My hotel concierge in Gokarna was not sure if it...