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A colonial stay in the Nilgiris – Sinnadorai’s bungalow, Mangorange

It is the end of April. Although intermittent rains bring some respite from the summer heat in Bangalore, the heart longs for the solitude and …

What a beautiful world #3 – the Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Nilgiris 1989. John Sullivan, the father of Ootacamund, in a letter to Thomas Munro the future governor of Madras. * This is the finest country ever…it …

Uncovering the secret Porthimund lake in the Nilgiris

There is a lot more to Ooty and the Nilgiris than the cliched tourist brochures and websites would have you believe. I couldn’t get enough …

Exploring Avalanche and Emerald in Ooty

2013 had dawned upon us and having traveled to Yercaud, Hampi, Chikmagalur, Belur, Halebid, Bijapur, Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal in the past 6 months, there …