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
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!
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
Driving through Coorg, one gets a chance to peak into the many beautiful houses that dot this paradise. The well maintained fences, the lovely flowers that adorn the drive ways, the credit for most of this goes to the women of Coorg. Read morePosted in Uncategorized | No Comments
“We are strict and pure non-vegetarians”, said a Coorgi I know. Coorg, a hill station in the Western Ghats in South India, is one of the top vacation spots in India. The station is known for its geography, history and culture. The Kodava people (the locals of Coorg) are affectionate, warm people who love their tourists, and good food. Read morePosted in Cuisine, Culture, Destinations, People | No Comments
Coorg, called the ‘Scotland of India’ as well as the ‘Kashmir of the south’, is among the most enchanting places to go on a vacation. Its mesmerizing mountains and luscious greenery is the reason it’s attractive. Read morePosted in Birds, Culture, Destinations, Fauna, Nature | No Comments
A lonely sage worships the Creator and begets a beautiful daughter. The daughter, in order to keep him and the people of his land happy and prosperous, becomes a river thus turning the land green and fertile and pouring her blessings on many. Read morePosted in Destinations, Environment, Nature | No Comments
We wanted to celebrate a family event. Instead of cutting through the city traffic to a plush restaurant, we thought entering the cool hills of Kodagu (Coorg) was a better idea. I have always liked Coorg; the misty mountains and lush forests peppered with coffee estates on either side. Read morePosted in Culture, Destinations, People | No Comments
The Indian Roller is the state bird of Karnataka. The largest populations of the species are found within India. In agricultural habitats in Southern India, the species has been found at densities of about 50 birds per km! Read morePosted in Birds, Culture, Destinations, Fauna, Nature | No Comments