Category Archives: Mysore and around

B R Hills

The Biligiri Ranga Hills (B R Hills) had been on our wishlist for quite some time. We finally visited this place in September 2011 as part of the trip to K Gudi. We had arranged for stay for one night … Continue reading

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Masinagudi Again

My series of posts on the Jungles of South India continues. This time its a post on Masinagudi, a place close to my heart. Yes we re-visited Masinagudi in August this year during the Independence Day long weekend. The original … Continue reading

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K Gudi

This is about another journey of ours into the jungles of Karnataka. We had finally managed to get accommodation in JLR resort at K Gudi (Kyatha Devara Gudi) near B R Hills (Biligiri Ranga Hills) on a long weekend in … Continue reading

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Masinagudi

This post is on Masinagudi, a place nestled in the lap of the Nilgiris aka the Blue Mountains. Masinagudi is a heaven for wildlife and nature enthusiasts and a birder’s paradise to boot. There was a long weekend coming up … Continue reading

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Somanathapura

This post is about a quaint little place steeped in history near Mysore called Somanathapura. It is about 35 kms from Mysore. We visited this place along-with my parents and sister in April 2008 on the day of the Ugadi … Continue reading

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Kabini

This post is about a place where we started our wildlife journeys. Our first experience with Jungle Lodges (JLR)!  The Kabini River Lodge is their signature resort and has been rated by Tattler as one of the top five wildlife … Continue reading

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Melukote

This post is about a beautiful place tucked away near Mysore and has a charm of its own. This quaint little town is very popular mainly for two things – Puliyogare (a south Indian rice preparation) and Sanskrit college. Yes, … Continue reading

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Wayanad

This is my first post about a place where we stayed for more than a few hours. 2 days and 2 nights to be precise. A long weekend in May 2009. We were wondering about the places we could go … Continue reading

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Karighatta

This post is about a beautiful hillock called Karighatta (translates to Black Hill in Kannada) near Srirangapatna. Though I am from Mysore, I did not know of the existence of this place till I found it in a list of … Continue reading

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Karanji Kere, Mysore

My second post is about a serene place, tucked away in a corner of my hometown Mysore. Mysore is famously known as the “Royal City”. The Wodeyar dynasty ruled Mysore for nearly six centuries and their grandeur is still reminiscent … Continue reading

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