After a long week, I decided to break away from the city for the weekend with my sister Geeta. It was a much needed break and the quiet town of Pondicherry, with its serene beaches, French colonial architecture, scenic boulevards and rich and diverse culture, was the ideal location to take things slow and relax. Continue reading Pondicherry – The French Riviera of India
“The best way to observe a fish is to become a fish.”
“Somewhere over there, is an empty beach chair with your name on it.”
“Where there’s will, there’s always a wave” 😀
“Truly speaking all that one can claim is that one has the blood of mankind in one’s veins.” – Veer Savarkar
WHERE IS IT?
About 200 km from Bengaluru and 130 km from Mysuru, the Rosary Church at Shettihalli in the district of Hassan is located on the banks of the Gorur-Hemavathi Reservoir. Built in the 19th century, the church remains partially submerged during monsoons. Continue reading Submerged, Monsoon Beauty! Shettihalli Church
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