Green Hills Estate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Free parking
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... the late 1940s, which unearthed a lot about what is known today.
The primary feature of the site is the temple, built . Madhu and Sivankaran paid their tributes as rituals were being undertaken inside. Non-Hindus are not permitted inside the building, so I waited outside
With the help of Sivankaran's brother (I'm still not sure where he came from..) we walked around the other areas of interest.
This involved a little off-piste walking, seeing a ...
... cutlery and dived in finger first, gaining tips on how to improve my technique. Despite their efforts, I naturally lagged, and Sivasan took the reigns of camera - waiting for a DPP of me licking my fingers.
The digestif was betele a coarse fruit that is ground using pestel and mortar, and then chewed to freshen up the mouth. Madhu's father (who I'm guessing has done the ritual thousands of times) was very happy to teach me the process - including ...
... bigger towns (two wooden shacks, and a food stall next door) and then into the Wayanad Wildlife District.
There were well-meaning, if amusing, signs along the way of animals reminding passengers, for example, to not drop plastic because "it will end up in the stomachs of monkeys"
Around one of the corners we passed 3 elephants, which caused everyone to rush to the back of the bus to see.
... to the places of interest in the Coorg district.
Nevertheless, we spent the evening exploring these places and the town. Since we reached Madikeri at the beginning of the 10-day Navratri festival, we could feel the atmosphere of festivities around town with bedecked temples, shops and special food stalls on the streets. The weather in Coorg was hot during day time with scattered clouds (could be around 25-27o C / ...
... the road overshadowed by the forest on both sides. On asking some locals about the condition of the road, we did not receive a very encouraging reply. As we found out to our dismay, this road was one of the worst we had ever encountered. For 20 km we busted our butts on the so called road without seeing any humans whatsoever and then we found a traffic jam! In the middle of the jungle! Some road repairs were on and all the vehicles ...