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Karnataka is known for its diversified destinations. It caters to the likes of all type of travelers – backpackers, solo travelers, hitchhikers, for the adventure seeking trekkers or be it those who prefer short getaways. Similarly, to those who are interested in getting to know the history of the place, in particular, I would suggest these places as a must visit. Because each of these holds a rich history within themselves and the stories that…

The Western Ghats is a gift of nature, bestowed with lush, picturesque greenery. It is home some of the most beautiful and rare species of birds and Dandeli is the place to watch them. River Kali meanders with full force all along the town of Dandeli, as if living up to her name(for the unknown -Kali is the name of a Hindu Goddess who gets destructive to end the evil) Dandeli is located in Uttar Kannada…

I wasn’t too much into trekking before. I fell in love with trekking after my first winter trek – Kuari passes in the majestic Himalayas. The thrill of trekking and the adventure led me to scour for trekking places and hence I’d mentally come up with a list. Also of late, actually I received questions about the treks that can be done in Karnataka from some of you readers. So, I decided to write this informative post…

The first thing that caught my attention on our drive to Ubud, from Nusa Dua in Bali were the lush green farms on either side of the roads. It looked so much like those fields back home. Cultivation is the prominent source of Income for the people of Ubud, after the handicraft industry of course. To me, Ubud looks like a total contradiction from the otherwise pompous places in Bali, like Denpasar or Nusa Dua.…

After a bit of planning and thinking, I set out to Gokarna – A small town in Karnataka along the coastal line. Pausing for a brief time in Sirsi – one of the other cities close to my heart, I started off with a local bus to Gokarna. The journey had been overwhelming, and I felt lots of things within me. I felt peaceful and happy when I looked out the window and saw the…