Back in time: A weekend at Kadamane in Sakleshpur

The Kadamane estate in Sakleshpur is a hidden gem. Tales from the British planters will keep you enchanted if the rains don’t.

The rocky road to Kolukkumalai, world’s highest organic tea estate

Discover why a jeep ride to Kollukumalai, claimed to be the highest organic tea estate in the world and only a short distance away from Munnar, felt like zorbing, but within the confines of a 4 wheel drive.

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 of much of it’s tea estates are due in no small part, to pioneering gentlemen from the days of the British Raj. It comes as a bit of a surprise therefore, that history books are noticeably devoid […]