Travel Blogs from Madikeri
... Tibetian Settlements:
I did not expect so many Tibetans in one place and that too in south India. The settlement is a monastery and we had a privilege of watching them do the ritual. It was an eye opener on not to be prejudicial about what one can expect in an environment. Pictures explain more.
Located by Brahmagiri hill and is the source of famous south Indian river Kaveri. At that time, we criticized worshiping the ...
Still inflicted with flu I travel two hours across to Kushalnagar which is 5km Northwest of Bylakuppe. This was one of the first Tibetan refugee camps set up to house those fleeing Tibet following the 1959 Chinese invasion. Anyone can visit the town but only Tibetans can stay overnight as a permit is needed for anyone else who wishes to sleep there. After the first night I wake up ...
... pools. A hanging bridge constructed just opposite the falls comes in handy to click a lot of pictures. There is a Kali Mata temple on the other side of the bridge which was inaccessible to us.
While going back from the falls, we noticed a trail going up the mountain. This immediately activated our sense of adventure and we decided to try and trek to the top of the mountain. We thought we'd be able to see the source of ...
... the coals of anger which burn at the fibers of our own ability to know happiness? It is hard to see alternatives, hard to see a way out of the sorrow which comes from the cessation of desire, ego, and ultimately, love.
Still, we know this cannot continue endlessly. However long we take in that isolation will find itself finalized either in our overcoming of it, or its destruction of us. We must learn to open ourselves, to trust, to feel ...
February 1st has taken on some special significance to us. First, this marks the halfway point for my Fulbright Fellowship. While at home we'd be in the dead of winter, here we are in spring. While it is still the dry season in southern India, we can definitely sense the lengthening daylight, warming temperatures, flowering plants, and nesting activity of birds. In addition, it is the point in time where over the next six weeks we'll begin some extensive travel ...
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Near Raja Seat, Madikeri | Hotelfrom $31
Hill Road, Madikeri | 3 star hotelfrom $21
Mysore Road, Behind Rotary Club, Madikeri | 3 star hotelfrom $37
8/13 MG Road, Madikeri | 3 star hotelfrom $17
Kohinoor Road, Madikeri | 2 star hotelfrom $16