Neelakurinji Blooms after 12 Years in Coorg

It was late August of 2021. We left our hometown Kolkata for a archaeological trip to Ajanta & Ellora of Maharashtra. In the middle of the trip, we suddenly got to know about what we were dying to see for several years! The purple carpet of Neelakurinji flowers covering the hills! And it is 2021!…

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Hire Benakal: Prehistoric Megalithic Site of India

Hire Benakal is one of the most offbeat ancient sites of India. The nearby city of Hampi in northern Karnataka is a popular tourist destination, but very few people know about this hidden gem. This prehistoric megalithic site of India is proposed for being enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, going to be declared in…

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Shivasamudra in Monsoon

Shivasamudram, situated in the South Indian state of Karnataka is a river island on the River Kaveri. Here the Kaveri splits in two streams, resulting two different cascades Gaganchukki Waterfall on west and Barachukki Waterfall in east. After flowing few kilometers towards south, the streams reunite and the land in between is what we call Shivasamudram. Both of the Waterfalls look fascinating during monsoon.

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