Murudeshwar – World’s highest Shiva statue and Rajagopuram? The Great Arabian...

Forget your religious affiliations or beliefs, visit the Murudeshwar temple town, with its picturesque setting - it is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on...

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...

Searching for King Cobras in Agumbe, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea...

I am not kidding when I say this - Agumbe is the home of King Cobras. Go at the right time, and you could...

Reaching for the clouds in Talacauvery, Coorg, Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

It happens very often in the Himalayas, but I never expected to be inside clouds down south in Coorg in Karnataka. It happened in...

Chikmagalur, Karnataka – Coffee first grown here in India but not...

Raindrops are falling on my head…and I am having coffee on the road to Chikmagalur - where coffee was first grown in India. About...

Halebidu, Karnataka – One of the many wonders of India: The...

Whenever I see any great works of design and architecture from times gone by, I wonder why the modern world cannot emulate these? Is...

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...

Belur, Karnataka – and another work of art: The Great Arabian...

The Hoysalas were at it in Belur even before they reached Halebidu - building beautiful temples. Belur, called Dakshina Varanasi (Benares or Varanasi of the...

Joining elephants in their bathrooms in Dubare, Coorg, Karnataka: The Great...

So what if it is like a pet elephant facility? A visit to the Dubare Elephant Camp in Coorg is a must visit. You can...

Cruising with River Terns in Bhadra Reservoir, Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

There is something enchanting about early morning and evening cruises in rivers and lakes - and I sure was looking forward to one in...