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Travel Blogs from Madikeri
... my life and character, for years to come, without realizing it was happening in front of my eyes. From I want to travel only with these people to I want to travel, doesn't matter who it is, the passion towards to traveling is overwhelming. Like clouds, people come and go, but the impact they create is amazing.
Now, the actual trip details.
Coorg aka Madikeri - it has many faces, second time to Coorg but What I saw and experienced is completely new.
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 ...
... the road overshadowed by the forest on both sides. On asking some locals about the condition of the road, we did not receive a very encouraging reply. As we found out to our dismay, this road was one of the worst we had ever encountered. For 20 km we busted our butts on the so called road without seeing any humans whatsoever and then we found a traffic jam! In the middle of the jungle! Some road repairs were on and all the vehicles ...
... threatening. There will alway be sufferings which come through caring. That is the price we pay for authenticity. If we deny ourselves that much, we have little else to rely on. We will not survive on our own, so we must be ready to accept the hardships which pain, rejection, and death will ultimately place at our feet. It’s the inevitability of human drama, and I believe it is in our ability to recognize its communalistic nature that will help us to ...
... heard spontaneous choruses of cicadas from within the shola forests. One of the incredibly beautiful birds I saw (but couldn’t photograph) was the Nilgiri Flycatcher, an endemic species to the Western Ghats (see: http://www.shutterseason.com/sites/defa ult/files/Ooty Nilgiri Flycatcher.jpg).
Along our trek we encountered other hikers, all from India (during the whole weekend, we didn’t see any other westerners). Many of them were ...