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...

Down South with Nagesh Kukunoor: Ford India – National Geographic Episode...

Down South with Nagesh Kukunoor: Ford India - National Geographic Episode Round-Up from kunzum I personally love exploring places for writing about them...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Boat ride to St. Mary’s Islands, Udupi, Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

After a long day, I finally reached Udupi on the coast - only to spend a few more hours looking for a well ventilated...

Peace and spirituality in Gokarna: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day...

Some rate Gokarna as the Pushkar of the south - where western backpackers and latest versions of hippies come seeking spiritual peace by getting...

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...