Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu

A road trip following the Kaveri

The Kaveri (or Cauvery) has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. For peasants and the gentry, it is a source of …

A weekend trip to Valparai

When the idea of making a weekend trip to Valparai struck me, I discovered that the origins of this hill station, and the flourishing state …

RE-BLOG: A Higher Place, A Divine Treat | OPEN Magazine

Cannot help but re-blog a few scintillating pieces of writing that I read recently. The first one begins with an introduction to the quaint British concept of hill stations …

Discovering Mannavanur on a trip to Kodaikanal

It was a lovely Saturday morning – not too cold, with a gentle breeze blowing. Our vehicle had stopped that day at a decrepit tea …