In January I was invited by Jungle Lodges & Resorts to experience the Sharavathi Adventure Camp. Three full days and two nights of discovery, water-sports and nature-worship followed. I wrote two pieces (three, if you include a blog post on The Green Ogre) about my experiences at Sharavathi.
The memory of eating the Jaisalmer Ghotuwa unspools the memory of heard songs, which unheard sound sweeter
For over 50 years, the Cochin State Forest Tramway in Parambikulam denuded the forests to supply teak for building ships and railway sleepers in Britain
Here’s how the spirit of adventure evolves: The twenties are for wild wandering. The thirties are for adventure. Heaven knows what the forties hold.
Those who flock to Goa merely for the beaches miss the amazing sidelights, like a morning walk among the grassy sea-cliffs of Vagator. Besides a fantastic view, there’s small wildlife, birding and fresh air to be taken in
Karaikudi, in the arid heart of Tamil Nadu, is home to the Nattukottai Chettiars, the Nagarathar of Chettinad. Don’t miss these experiences when you visit
Why all this fuss about a sacred grove? The one at Oorani near Puducherry is actually a fragment of forest, arguably the last surviving example of its kind in the region. This unique forest ecosystem now goes by the name, Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest (TDEF).
Tea-tasting and the zoo are among 5 must-dos for the first-time visitor in Darjeeling
If you’re thinking of a road trip along the ECR, make sure your stay complements your experiences. These heritage hotels will make all the difference
Travellers hurrying from Bangalore to Pondicherry seldom make a stop at Gingee, just before Tiruvannamalai. The highway cuts right through the fort’s walls. This is all that the passer-by sees of this magnificent fort, and that’s a shame.