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Neil Island – Laid Back Beaches & Bountiful Reefs

“Tan lines fade but memories last forever.”

Imagine a tiny tropical island that is no larger than 5 sq miles in area , sparsely populated , no internet connectivity whatsoever, surrounded by white sand beaches , beautiful turquoise waters and rich coral reefs – that’s Neil Island. Definitely sounds like every tourist’s paradise right? Yet, just 20 mins after landing at Neil Island, we were sitting clueless, angry and tired with all our luggage by the side of the only crossroad junction on the entire island. Continue reading Neil Island – Laid Back Beaches & Bountiful Reefs

Avalabetta and Gudibande Fort- A Tranquil Day Trip from Bengaluru

WHERE IS IT?

Avalabetta hill is located in the Chikballapur district of Karnataka about 100 km North of Bengaluru. This hill is a better choice if you prefer some solitude as compared to Nandi Hills that can get quite crowded. Gudibande Fort also lies in the Chikballapur district 25km away from Avalabetta. Continue reading Avalabetta and Gudibande Fort- A Tranquil Day Trip from Bengaluru