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This year 2nd - 5th Oct was a great looong weekend. We decided to explore attractions via Road on a leisurely drive.
We narrowed down on Jog Falls. The idea was to stay at Shimoga and explore stuff nearby.
Though we started at around 7:30 got major Jams at all the the tolls and junctions. It was as if the entire Bangalore was heading out !!
On our way ...
... the night with all our crazy stories.Next morning, we visited the coffee plantation and trekked a small part of the hill to go river rafting. But as the river was shallow, they cancelled it and took us on Bamboo rafting. Not so impressive as the weather was so hot and we were moving very slow. After that, we took the long ride back to Bengaluru and I directly went to the ...
... leading to Hebbe falls was decent enough; and then it gave away to a muddy stone-filled clearing that lasted for nearly 90 minutes' drive. A bumpy ride that had us clinging onto the Jeep rods all through, it was made more than worth it with the stunning view around us – foggy forest, occasional sight of misty mountains far ahead, dismally low visibility and the tranquil silence of unruffled Mother Nature.The only indications of human ...
... rain! The hotel (which was meant to be for two nights) was one of the fanciest we had had. It was new, so the place was spotless. Our room had a jug with tea and coffee, a hot shower, and a flat screen telly with all the channels! We decided on an early dinner but ended up returning to the hotel as nowhere opened until 6-7pm. So the evening ended with a quick meal in the hotel restaurant and lots of telly watching. - ...
... the Western Ghats. I love the way a road climbs up around a mountain like a creeper around a tree. What can I say? I guess curves turn me on. Anyway, we reached Chikamagalur without incident and headed directly to SK Residency. Sayon had stayed there before and the hotel proved to be decent enough. The owner gave us a ...