Bylakuppe – A Tibet in Coorg!

My fascination with Buddhist monasteries started when I visited Dehradun the second time and passed Mindrolling monastery. But I couldnt go in as it was closed. Since then, I have planned trips to Dharamshala and McLeodganj multiple times but nothing really happened. After coming to Bangalore, on an internet surfing spree, I read about the…

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Mirjan Fort – An ode to the Pepper Queen

For centuries, our world and the people in it have been designed by nature to favor men. Females were and apparently still in many parts of the world are still the ‘weaker sex’. History of almost all parts of the world sings songs about powerful men who made their marks. But what about women? If…

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A Winged Lesson

I work in an upcoming startup in Bengaluru, which doesn’t give holidays even for festivals. My Indian culture is very rich in festivals and celebrations and I too grew up looking up to all these celebrations and waiting for them. So, being in my first year, when I came to know that this particular place…

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Kodaikanal Day 2

This was one of my best mornings! Waking up to the mist kissed morning! City was slowly waking up to the hustle bustle of the day.  The woody smell of pine was like a sweet welcome and you couldn’t help smiling at the day. I woke up early and got ready to go to Kurinji…

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Kodaikanal Day 1

I had pre-booked my one day tour with Sri Ayyappa’s tours and travels. Simply because they were highly recommended in my online search. Now, I would also recommend them. It cost me INR 370 for the one day group tour which covered most of the attractions in one day. The guide provided for the tour…

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My first solo trip – Kodaikanal

Trips with family has been an integral part all through my life. But a solo one, without family or friends, was something I wanted to do for long. Considering the type of society I live in and the trouble my family and relatives take to gel into the society by following every rule ever laid…

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