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A safari in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 23

The day started with a flat tyre. Then I took the wrong road from Chikmagalur to Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary – drove 20 kms (13 miles) before coming all the way back.

Hotel Review: Devra Homestay / Hotel, Udaipur, Rajasthan – Why would you stay anywhere else?

They advertise themselves as a hotel on their website but they really are a true homestay. Where your hosts, erstwhile royalty Major Durga Das and Jyoti Jasol, treat you royally. And for once, you can[Read More…]

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 you wonder in amazement, to make you ponder, or to humour[Read More…]

The beautiful temples of Sringeri, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 22

Turning out to be quite a long day – reached the beautiful temple town of Sringeri with the drive to Chikamagalur still to be done after this. Not much time to hang around at the[Read More…]

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.