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.
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As far as the season goes, October to March, like most places in India, is the best time of the year to visit Coorg. The weather is rather pleasant with that very welcome nip in the air, but Coorg, during monsoons, can be equally mesmerising and enchanting as well. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, People | No Comments
Coorg, traditionally known as Kodagu, is the Anglicized name for the beautiful district in Karnataka located in Southern India. It is also referred to as the ‘Scotland of India’ because of its vast and luscious green terrain, which occupies 4100 square Kilometers on the Western Ghats of South-Western Karnataka. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, Nature | No Comments
India is the land of diversity in aspects ranging from culture to religion. Our country is often associated with the quote, “Unity in Diversity”. Rich in culture and traditions, this is something we Indians are very proud of, and added to this, every state/region embraces its culture with pride. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, People | No Comments
What makes a place even more interesting than it already is is its history. The Kodavas have a very interesting history indeed. Kodagu, the native non-anglicized word for Coorg, is located in the Southwest part of Karnataka. Though surrounded by the districts of Karnataka and Kerala, Kodavas have maintained a very unique form of culture and tradition. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, People | No Comments
Coorg isn’t just a great tourist spot, it’s a culture hotspot too! The people here are known for their rich culture that is meant to be kept strong down the generations. There’s something about the Kodava culture that makes Kodavas appear as warriors lost in a docile modern world. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, People | No Comments
Picturesque Coorg, is known for its verdant hills and salubrious climate. Coorg is a place of good food, fantastic accommodation facilities, bird watching, river rafting and trekking. It has many popular trekking routes that are well-loved among the weekend crowd from neighboring cities; Bangalore being one of the prime ones. Read morePosted in Destinations, Nature, People | No Comments
Being passionate about the local history of places, I love to visit any place with stories of the past. So my myriad visits to Coorg led me to its nuggets of history – the laidback Nalaknad Palace, Madikeri Fort, Raja Seat, etc – beautiful and nestled amidst a verdant atmosphere. Read morePosted in Destinations | No Comments
Winter is coming. The season brings joys to the Kodavas, and you may ask why! For the simple reason that the festival “Puttari” falls at the end of November and beginning of December where the family members get together and celebrate this festival which they most look forward to. Read morePosted in Uncategorized | No Comments
This weekend in Coorg was an enthralling experience; it was one of the many times I saw the place this colourful. The fields and lakes were covered in varied hues of green and gold, sparkling like jewels in the sun. The streams, they flowed, in beautiful shades of gold by the sun. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, Nature | No Comments