Orange County, Coorg
Travel Blogs from Siddapura
Set myself an easy target of 140km on day 1 and stayed in a town called Hassan. Had a bit of trouble negotiating rush hour traffic but made it ok and stayed in a hotel, fairly glad to be in one piece. My overall aim is to get North fairly quickly where I'll meet up with Beth from Raleigh and we'll do some of the North together.
Day 2 I set off at dawn to avoid city ...
... Chitradurga. And Karnataka sarige bus(No AC, no comfy seats) from Chitradurga to Blore..
Dec 31st fri, we both came from office freshened up and started our
nite journey in a train.It was not express train, it was stopping every
1 hour on main junctions, Ramesh cursed me for booking this.But was
helpless as it was last min plan. We ...
... of a look-see... so-so. I guess it's not the perfect time right before the monsoon to be checking out waterfalls. Back on the bikes southeast towards some sanctuaries listed in the Lonely Planet. The initial plan being to hole up there for the night in a decent place and maybe check out some nature. The ride there was really nice - cruisy, well-paved roads with a big green canopy the whole way thanks to the trees along the side of the road. Then we saw random animal number two, this fat ...
Yesterday morning we visited Chitradurga Fort, which is at least 500 years old. Stone block walls, a serpentine entry walk, and may steps into the hills welcomed us at 6:30 a.m. when it was cool enough to be comfortable. The host group here is well integrated with men and women compared to other places we have stopped. Instead of being constantly told to proceed "slowly, slowly" we were encouraged to be "quick, quick." ...
Since leaving Chennai my host families have not had internet access. The point is nearly moot since there is very little free time to reflect, journal, or blog.
I have just joined my host family in Chitradurga. Three family members are the mother, father, and daughter (6th grade). A son (12th grade) attends boarding school in Bangalore. The family has hosted four other GSE team members in the past and they ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center