Why Coorg keeps calling me back

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This story was first published by Tripoto on May 26, 2015. Read it here Image credit: Ramya Sriram  Dark-leaved coffee plantations. Waterfalls cascading down hills. Pepper vines winding their way around tall trees.  Misty morning walks. Smiling peaceful people. If there’s any place that’s called me back again and again, it’s Coorg, nestled in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. I … Read More

Valparai: Waterfalls, wilderness and solace

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This story was first published by Yahoo! India Travel | Traveler on Mon 20 Oct, 2014 10:43 AM IST The link no longer works as Yahoo! just demolished their India travel section, taking away all the stories with it. Notes from an 80-km journey from the roaring Athirappilly waterfalls in Kerala to the forest-fringed tea plantations of Valparai in Tamil Nadu … 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

Kotagiri – Where the Blue Mountains turn green

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This story was first published in Yahoo! India Traveler on Tue 5 Jun, 2012 11:34 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.) Yahoo India/Ramya Sriram – Kotagiri My first introduction to Kotagiri was through someone who had lived there and claimed that it was … Read More

Meghamalai – A walk in the clouds

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By Yahoo! India Travel | Traveler – Tue 6 Mar, 2012 10:45 AM IST By Ramya Sriram Read the article on Yahoo! India Travel here. (Update: The link no longer works as Yahoo! India Travel shut down recently, taking away all its stories and comments.) — If you’re looking for a quiet escape to untouched, pristine lands, less of which seem … Read More