Travel Blogs from Madikeri
... as superstition, but now the respect to Indian way of life increases coz of the importance natural forces get in India. Owing to its location and foggy weather on that particular day, the experience cannot be put in words.
Abbey Falls and Talakadu are other places of that trip. The curse of Talakad was exhilarating to know about. Abbey Falls, not so great in my personal opinion.
Now the pictures: I looked different but awesome. :p
A lot more to come
... temples and in the bookshop a monk starts explaining his religion (although his English isn't great) and he says that life is like a dream. At dinner Vladimir shows me some money he has left over from his trip to Iraq. Next year he wants to visit Yemen amongst other places. I ask if it's dangerous there and he say 'yes' although it was pretty obvious what the answer was going to ...
... The kind lady offered to loan us some money. We refused as we were fully (over?)confident we'd be able to manage anyhow. We stopped at Bhagamandala and paid homage to the gods at the Sri Bhagandeshwara temple. By this time we had no cash left whatsoever and we barely managed to pay Rs 4 to the caretaker of shoes outside the temple. From here we left for Talakaveri. Good roads and a good mood helped us quickly reach the temple at the tip ...
... done to us: that is pain. Suffering is to have things taken away from us. Our freedom, our friendships, our sense of self and direction in life: when these things are lost; that is when we know what it means to suffer. And, within the torrents of that suffering we seek to avoid repeating our old mistakes. We witness the agonies that can stem from human connection and see that disconnection and self reliance may perhaps be our only refuge. We close ourselves ...
... to the past land use history of the area.
On the second day of our trip, we visited the lower elevation (~3,000 feet) evergreen forest in Makut Ghat. The species here were different than in the sholas forests, but many were still in flower as well. One very special place we visited was a sacred tree grove. These are patches of forest that have religious significance to local communities who manage and protect them. Sacred groves are ...
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