Post Tagged with: "Goa"

Hotel Review: The Blackbuck Lodge, Velavadar, Gujarat – Where blackbucks come calling to your verandah

Visualise this: You are sitting in the verandah of your cottage in grasslands extending for miles around. A gentle breeze is caressing your face while you sip a hot cuppa of your favourite tea, even[Read More…]

Hotel Review: Swaswara in Gokarna, Karnataka – Perfect to uplift your body, mind and soul

Not too many properties deserve the tag of being destinations in themselves, but Swaswara in Gokarna, Karnataka does. A CGH Earth resort, it sets standards in hotel design and service. Of course, being set against[Read More…]

Missing a Tigress with 4 cubs by a whisker in Bandipur, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 29

This will go down as a very disappointing day in my travelogue: I missed spotting a tigress with four cubs by just a couple of minutes. In Bandipur National Park, Karnataka. I was staying in[Read More…]

A Temple Festival, Circus and Fair in Wayanad, Kerala: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 28

It’s festival time: at the Valliyoorkavu temple on the outskirts of Mananthavady in Wayanad in Kerala. And I have Suresh Babu, a former BSF employee, to thank for alerting me to it. I happened to[Read More…]

Kuruva Island in Wayanad, Kerala: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 28

The evergreen forested Kuruva island (Called Kuruvadweep locally)  lying in one of the tributaries of Kabini river in Wayanad seems a popular picnic spot. Rightfully so. I am not a fan of popular picnic spots[Read More…]