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Coorg. Known throughout the world as the ‘Coffee Cup of India’, is a perfect home away from home for the discerning traveler. A lush plantation paradise punctuated by pristine forests, this land has a unique charm of its own which has not been spoilt by the intrusive hand of man. Fresh air, captivating sounds of nature and the heavy fragrance of seasonal coffee blossoms refresh one’s senses.

In this Blog on Coorg, we take you on a trail of tropical evergreen forests, to a long – gone era of tales of a land in sprawling homesteads. Spiced with a dash of the local lore and sprinkled with a colonial legacy it is a bastion of an age bygone. And your experiences can find a place here as well. Come home to a Blog on Coorg!

Category: Nature

Throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia, the Bulbul has a reputation in folklore and culture that is rivalled only by the nightingale in Europe and the Koel in India. At an esoteric level, the Bulbul has inspired poetry, spiritual metaphors in literature and featured largely in musical renditions of romantic lyrics in many languages…

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Posted in: Destination Nature

On the outset, the wild, wet flora of the Western Ghats that oppressively surrounds the visual senses is an unending canvas of green monotone. The only aspect of the forest that breaks the monotony is the spectrum of strange sounds it emanates. You hear bird songs, drones of insects and startlingly eerie whistles whose source…

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photographer's guide

Once you explore the nearby places in Madikeri for a day’s excursion, as noted in my previous article ( Photographer’s Guide ) it’s time to explore other areas that are sure to thrill you. Let’s look into some photogenic and must-visit places in Coorg for a serious photographer. Mandalpatti (famously known as Mugilpete) Coorg’s best-kept…

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The Enchanted Woods!

Kanishka Sarangi

We limbered as we walked through the exhausting, yet enchanted woods of Coorg in search of those brilliantly colored inhabitants of the forest. The fascinating tune formed by the dwellers as they sang synchronously, was so misleading. But then a glimmer of bright green caught the eyes of the earthy, uprising the slightest sense of…

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Waterfall Coorg

Waterfalls – Evolve Back, Coorg Coorg’s best-kept secret for a long time is the charming place called Mandalpatti. Mandalpatti also called as Mugilpete which translates to the Market of Clouds. It’s roughly about 20 km from Madikeri, and you can plan to cover it after Abbey falls as they are on the same route. Only…

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Posted in: Destination Nature

Mesmerizing-Monsoons-1

Thick fog that turns it into a mystery land, cool breeze that gives a chill and also the thrill of experiencing the hot beverages, and the rains that clears the thick fog cover to unravel the vast lush green landscapes that seems never ending are just a few reasons why you should head to Coorg—The…

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Posted in: Destination Nature

Coorg has a long list of interesting places for tourists across all ages, making it a popular holiday destination. One of its many attractions is its lovely waterfalls. The picturesque sight of a white veil of water gushing down gleaming rocks nestled in an emerald setting, is a sight to behold. From ‘Abbey Falls’ to ‘Irupu…

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All About Coorg…

Deepti Sunil

Coorg is aptly called the ‘Scotland of India’. Lush foliage, picturesque places, delicious food, wide spaces of green land and plantations and hospitable people, these are just some of the attributes of Coorg, and the reason why people enjoy going to this place time and again.

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The Blue-winged Parakeet, also called the Malabar Parakeet is a species of parakeet endemic to the Western Ghats of Southern India. They can be spotted in small flocks in Coorg. These birds fly rapidly in forest clearings, making screeching sounds that differ from those of other parakeet species within their distribution range.

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Wondrous Coorg…

Meena G. Iyer

What is the first thing that appeals to one on visiting a new place? The view? The food? No, it’s the climate. The weather of a place plays a huge role in influencing ones mood, don’t you think?

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