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Cascading Wonders of Coorg  
November 19th, 2014 by Meena G. Iyer

Cascading Wonders of Coorg

Coorg has a long list of interesting places for tourists across all ages, making it a popular holiday destination. One of its many attractions is its lovely waterfalls. The picturesque sight of a white veil of water gushing down gleaming rocks nestled in an emerald setting, is a sight to behold. From ‘Abbey Falls’ to ‘Irupu Falls’, this quaint hill station promises to enchant you, and keep you hooked – making you come back time and again. Read more

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Kodagina Kaveri (Coorg’s Kaveri)  
October 4th, 2013 by Poornima Dasharathi

Kodagina Kaveri (Coorg’s Kaveri)

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 more

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Orange County and Responsible Tourism  
August 13th, 2013 by Ganesh H. R.

Orange County and Responsible Tourism

Orange County Resorts is committed to operating resorts that will adhere to the fundamentals of ‘Responsible Tourism’. Read more

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Preserving the Birder’s Haven  
July 29th, 2013 by Ganesh H. R.

Preserving the Birder’s Haven

The total number of bird species that inhabit the earth has been estimated to be about 8600. The Indian subcontinent itself is home to over 2060 species and sub-species of birds. It is amazing to note that nearly 25% of these are found in Coorg alone! Read more

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Defining Responsible Tourism  
January 7th, 2013 by Tejashree Tipnis

Defining Responsible Tourism

The dictionary meaning of responsible is ‘able to choose for oneself between right and wrong’ or ‘able to answer for one’s conduct and obligations’. Read more

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Plastic is out. We’re in!  
October 16th, 2012 by Tejashree Tipnis

Plastic is out. We’re in!

A couple of years ago, Orange County Resorts took a decision to ban plastic within the resort. Read more

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It’s a Jumbo’s Life…  
August 14th, 2012 by Adishesh Sunil

It’s a Jumbo’s Life…

The Dubare elephant camp located in our very own Coorg is among the largest elephant reserves in India. Read more

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Scaling the Heights – Pushpagiri  
July 20th, 2012 by Clayton Menezes

Scaling the Heights – Pushpagiri

Listed as one among the World Heritage sites because of its natural beauty and rich wildlife, is Pushpagiri, a paradise for rare and endemic birds and wildlife. Read more

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The Heart of Coorg….  
June 26th, 2012 by Clayton Menezes

The Heart of Coorg….

Travelers have come to find Coorg synonymous with attractive scenery, a restful place in nature, with the stimulating smell of Coffee that fills the ambient air… a place to relax and unwind. No wonder this place attracts hordes of visitors. Read more

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Coorg’s Kitchen Gardens  
December 14th, 2011 by Bavna Achayya

Coorg’s Kitchen Gardens

Houses in Coorg besides being picturesque are also self-sufficient. As estates and scenery fill this land, it becomes difficult to access supermarkets and retail stores, unlike in the cities. Such stores, as tiny as a stretch of road, can be spotted in the small towns that dot Coorg. Read more

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