The word ‘Dubare’ brings to mind adjectives such as alluring and magnificent. A must visit destination, it is located on the banks of the river Kaveri in the Kodugu district. Dubare is synonymous with its Elephant camp, where wild elephants are trained with the help of the local tribe known as Kurubas. Read morePosted in Destinations, Fauna, Herbivores, Nature | No Comments
Coorg. The world knows it as the 'Coffee Cup of India'; but for the discerning traveler, a perfect home away from home. This land has a unique charm of its own and the intrusion of humans has not spoilt its inherent purity. Fresh air, the captivating sounds of nature and acres after acres of coffee and spice will refresh one's senses.
In this Blog on Coorg, we take you on a trail of tropical evergreen forests that share their age-old secrets with the sky, untouched by chaotic cityscapes. And your experiences can find a place here as well. Come home to a Blog on Coorg!
Coorg has been a favourite shoot location with filmmakers from around the country. Over two-thirds of the super-hit Kannada film Mungaru Male (literally translated to mean pre-monsoon showers in Kannada), which uses rain as a metaphor, was shot in Coorg. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, People | No Comments
Hockey is the national sport of India. And Coorg happens to be the cradle of Indian hockey. Over 50 players from Coorg have represented the country in hockey. Some of the well-known players include Maneyapanda Somaiya, Molera Ganesh, P.Govinda and Arjun Hallappa. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, Festival, People, Weather | No Comments
Summer has been really harsh on the city, and we had decided on a holiday. Though the hills were the convenient escape, we were looking at the choices – Kerala, Ooty, and Coorg. We settled on Coorg as usual. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, Fauna, Flora, Nature | No Comments
Plantain stem is bursting with fiber, and is highly recommended for both weight loss as well as a sure shot remedy for kidney stones. One Kodava dish prepared with the Plantain stem is the Baale Thand Palya. Read morePosted in Cuisine, Culture, Destinations, Flora, Nature, People | No Comments
The banana flower is purple, and looks like an elongated pear with a tapered end. It has plenty of layers, rather like cabbage. Beneath each layer are a bunch of light pink and cream-colored florets that grow into bananas. Read morePosted in Cuisine, Culture, Destinations, Flora, Nature, People | No Comments