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Travel Blogs from Madikeri
This is the starting for many short trips near the place of my work life, Mysore. New place, new life, new people, new friends, economic freedom: all this brings out possible outrageous behavior in every human being. That happened to me as well, looking back I am so happy that all the outrageous behavior of mine is to 1. Being a foodie and 2. Planning to travel and travel whenever possible.
To be frank, on one side I was getting spoiled and on the other side, I was ...
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 ...
... now on a highway (Yippee Ki Yay!!). We reached Surathkal in about 2.5 hours. Red Rock Cafe was our destination where we sat with Zuzar and his friends. After a beer or two each we felt much better and we relaxed for an hour and a half. We visited the Beach for a quick stroll and then left for Manipal. From Surathkal to Manipal I rode like crazy, pushing the already hard driven Zaira to her limits. We reached in half an hour and ...
... here, how friendship remains the only protection between their happiness and their struggles. Without an effective system of checks and balances; it’s all too often that friends and family are all they have. There’s a sadness to that, but also something admirable. Their union through struggle brings them together. Their communal goals hold their families tight. They reach out, always looking to add to their collective, never shy to wrap an arm ...
... the sacred grove and temple area. While the government owns the forest of the sacred groves, local communities manage them and thus the village overseeing this sacred grove likely approved these recent developments.
On this trip, I also had the opportunity to stop and talk with staff from the Markut Reserved Forest and Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary about their work and conservation issues. Both properties are managed by the Karnataka State ...
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