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Auroville

A post on a short duration road trip that we did in April of 2012. We had planned a last-minute getaway in Auroville near Pondicherry and had to go to Chennai later for a friend’s wedding. Journey On a Friday … Continue reading

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Madurai

This post is on the most impromptu long distance trip that I have ever done. There are times when surprises crop up and this was one and a pleasant one at that. I am not very religious, but it was … Continue reading

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Hogenakkal Falls

A day trip through the wilderness on the border of Karnataka and Tamilnadu. The place where the brigand leader Veerappan reigned in the recent past. The land which is the setting for Kenneth Anderson’s tales. I am talking about a trip … 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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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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Yercaud

This post is about Yercaud which we visited in August 2009. We spent 2 days here. We were 3 couples plus 1 kid taking a short break from work :) All of us were Club Mahindra members. So we tried … Continue reading

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Krishnagiri

This post is on one of the first weekend trips that we did way back in September 2007. It was a Sunday morning and we were feeling restless at home. We wanted to go on a long drive. I used … Continue reading

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Vellore

This post is about a trip to Vellore in Tamil Nadu. On a Saturday last year, a good friend of ours called and asked if we could go to Vellore and visit the Golden temple the next day. As we … Continue reading

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