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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Spotted on the roads of Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive

Wherever you are in the world, there is no dearth of something or someone to attract your attention - and impress you, or make...

The beautiful temples of Sringeri, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive...

Turning out to be quite a long day - reached the beautiful temple town of Sringeri with the drive to Chikamagalur still to be...

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...

The home of Malgudi Days in Agumbe, Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

If you have not read R.K. Narayan’s Malgudi Days, or seen its brilliantly televised version by Shankar Nag, there is something missing in your...