Gundmi: Of paddy fields and barefoot simplicity

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My right leg was starting to hurt as I balanced all my weight on it, trying to not make a sound. We were standing on the bund of a paddy field, watching a kingfisher enjoy the afternoon sun. It bobbed up and down, as the branch it sat on swayed gently in the breeze. Below it, an emerald pool glistened, … Read More

Chikmagalur: Soaking up the Sahyadris

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This article was first published by Yahoo! India Travel on Wed 22 Aug, 2012 11:02 AM IST. Read it here.  (Update: The link no longer works as Yahoo! India Travel shut down recently, taking away all its stories and comments.) Karnataka boasts of some of the most beautiful ranges of the Western Ghats one can ever hope to visit. It shelters … Read More