Post Tagged with: "Central India"

Hotel Review: Gir Birding Lodge, Sasan Gir, Gujarat – They know the jungle!

When you go to a forest, it is very important to be in good hands. So you can explore and appreciate the life in the jungle the way it should be. This is where Asian[Read More…]

Hotel Review: Rann Riders, Dasada, Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat – The right folks to ride the desert safari with

Many an entrepreneur knows how to set up a great resort or hotel, but few know how to address the needs of their guests. Rann Riders gives you no reason to complain. Owned and managed[Read More…]

Theerthahalli, Karnataka – Looking for the man who cycled across India: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 22

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

The home of Malgudi Days in Agumbe, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 22

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 life.

Searching for King Cobras in Agumbe, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 22

I am not kidding when I say this – Agumbe is the home of King Cobras. Go at the right time, and you could well be face to face with one.

Boat ride to St. Mary’s Islands, Udupi, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 21

After a long day, I finally reached Udupi on the coast – only to spend a few more hours looking for a well ventilated clean not-too-inexpensive hotel. Settled for one on Malpe beach.

Kollur, Karnataka – Where Religion meets Nature: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 20

The drive to Kollur took me off the boring national highway back into the Western Ghats – the low traffic, winding hilly roads with forest cover on both sides sure are a roadie’s delight.

Visiting Kasargod, Apsarakonda Falls and Idagunji in Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 20

It sure has been turning out to be a long day – with some spectacular sights and some disappointments.

A bath for vagabonds, campers and backpackers in Murudeshwar, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 20

If you are backpacking around, you can often find a place to sleep – under a tree, in an abandoned boat on a beach, by the roadside, in a cave, on someone’s verandah, in a[Read More…]

Murudeshwar – World’s highest Shiva statue and Rajagopuram? The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 20

Forget your religious affiliations or beliefs, visit the Murudeshwar temple town, with its picturesque setting – it is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on three sides. As I drove into the town, I was dwarfed[Read More…]