Misty Afternoon at Jog Falls

I love monsoons ❤ The waterfalls look gorgeous and the surrounding looks like a fresh coat of green has been painted.I managed to chase few of the stunning waterfalls in Karnataka this monsoon and I was thrilled when the plans finally fell in place to visit Jog Falls in monsoons. It was raining hard the…

Chasing waterfalls: Yellapur

You can’t be unhappy in the middle of big, beautiful falls. Western ghats are a delight in monsoons. The mountains are greener than ever with numerous river streams that come into life! The waterfalls are at their glory and one can enjoy them best in the monsoons. The laid back town of Yellapur has quite…

Scotland of India: Uddappana Motte trek

2016 kick started with a trek and as the year progressed, it became more of travel and less of mountains. Also after being forced to rest for months, I was elevated when I found myself at Coorg not only back on my feet but ready to trek. It was even more wonderful as I was…

Glory of the past:Badami Caves

Mad.Annoyed.Irritated. Precisely was my mood when I boarded the bus after long painful wait of 5 hrs.It was not any different when I woke up later in the morning and looked outside to see the dusty dry countryside which seemed to reflect my mood. My dim mood changed as the small bustling town of Badami made its…

The Spirited Temples of Mahakuta

This place was not a part of the itinerary until last-minute nor I had any fixed plans of visiting since all I knew about the place was its name. But on reaching Badami I saw road signs of this and decided to visit as it is on the way to Pattadkal. Huge prop roots welcome…

The awestruck Bhutanath Temple

The sole reason behind my yearning to visit Badami was to see this temple.I had seen countless photos of this beautiful temple for over a year now and I knew I had to be there someday. I had the first glance of it from the rock-cut caves of Badami and was awestruck at first glance….

Easy&Pleasing:Maribetta Trek

First trek of the year! Hola 2016 🙂 I wanted to tick off at least one trek before I left to Rajasthan and when opportunity came knocking, I uttered – I’M IN!!! We started as early as 5:00 am to Kanakpura and were greeted by beautiful sunrise on the way. We arrived at the place and I did…

Weekend at Malenadu: Kodachadri Trek

My penchant for mountains have continued for quite a while now and it’s amusing that I have not explored much around Karnataka which hosts some of the beautiful views. So when I heard about Kodachadri trek I knew I had to go. A night of disrupted sleep left me half angry and irritated but one glance of the…

Kudremukh

Wanna join for a trek ? And with that weekend plans were made to trek Kudremukh with Madventures (a new travel group of a friend,now that I know him.They are good – check them out). There was a teeny weeny doubt on back of my mind if I would enjoy the company of strangers.It was laid to rest as…