Coorg Planter's Camp
Travel Blogs from Somwarpet
Great hospitality. Excellent food. Need for selective publicity for nature loving people. Keep it up. Improvements will come naturally.
... in a rickshaw with Akon mixed with a little hindi music blaring from the speakers! There's 6 of us in total staying in the house, all of similar age, and I'm already having a fab time. We have dinner of crunchy spicy cauliflower (which is lush) with veg biryani before having an early night!!
Towards the end of my time in Mysore, I took a taxi ride with a couple of friends out to Bylakuppe. The taxi driver navigated his way through noisy tangle of buses, scooters, motorcycles and cars, all vying for the front of the line. It was difficult to carry on a conversation over the sound of his horn, until Whittle, a wonderfully warm and colorful no-nonsense British ex-pat laid down the law with him – no more horns.
... lingers for a while. Its reflection lights up the earth. It slowly fades until wispy patches of colour remain which, at nightfall, become a gray mist hanging on the desolate dark blue sky.
I want to stay glued to my seat on the hill, but we are told the entry gates down below close at sunset. While dusk was still opening scroll of wondrous sight, we had to leave the mesmerizing view. It lasted for a long time, ...
Day Three: 28.12.11
onward to madikeri
While on holiday, one has a joyful feeling and any lingering stress vanishes amidst all the fun. I marvel at the spontaneity of my merriness, epitomizing spirit of vacations, to begin the day. I feel free, unburdened and with empty mind.
My day begins with song on my lips: