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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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Coorg: the Weekend Getaway  
April 30th, 2013 by Poornima Dasharathi

Coorg: the Weekend Getaway

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 more

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Ordinary Magic!  
April 5th, 2013 by Siva Prasad

Ordinary Magic!

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 more

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Going Bananas!  
March 23rd, 2013 by Siva Prasad

Going Bananas!

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 more

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Nagarahole National Park  
February 11th, 2013 by Meena G. Iyer

Nagarahole National Park

One of the major attractions for a tourist or local is the national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and zoos. Everyone is always fascinated by these 3 places, starting from children to older adults. Read more

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Mushrooms in Coorg: Yummy Much?  
December 18th, 2012 by Diti Pujara

Mushrooms in Coorg: Yummy Much?

For a simplistic rural and countryside life in the hilly regions of Coorg, the food is rather extensive, rich and distinct in taste and characteristics. Read more

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Pep up with Papaya!  
December 7th, 2012 by Ganesh H. R.

Pep up with Papaya!

Papaya, papaw or papita originated from tropical America, and has become a popular fruit on account of its fast growth, high yield, and high nutrient value. Read more

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Good Morning, Sunshine!  
September 28th, 2012 by Bavna Achayya

Good Morning, Sunshine!

Do you ever wonder where a planter’s charm comes from? That aura that surrounds him, do you question it? 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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The Kodava Spinach Tales!  
February 7th, 2012 by Deepti Michelle John

The Kodava Spinach Tales!

Popeye may have gained all that brawn from Spinach. What’s your ‘Spinach’ story? 🙂 Read more

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