The mesmerising hills of Coonoor
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 4

We’ve so far talked about reaching the village of Kurumbadi and arriving on a Toy Train Trip. In Part 3 we talked about driving to Teanest, a place near Coonoor, early in the morning rain to start a 10 kilometre trek. In this episode (4) we talk about the beautiful trek through Singara Estate from the higher reaches of Coonoor to Kurumbadi by the little waterfall which merges into the Bhavani River, overlooking the majestic

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Dining overlooking the Nilgiris
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The Kurumbadi Vlog-Part 1

Have you heard about the land of the Kurumbas? The Kurumbas are one of the three native tribes living in the Nilgiris. Join me on my journey as I explore the places around Kurumba Village. Here’s the first part in this series as I drive through Mettupalayam on a rainy morning, into the sylvan surroundings of Kurumba Village.   Go and watch Part-2 here

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Mohan Coffee at Kumbakonam
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In Search of the perfect Degree Coffee

Coffee is usually something most of us sign up for at Coffee machines or the small shops, but how about a coffee prepared with a lot of attention and care? Have you heard of the Degree Coffee and the rage it is in a small Kumbakonam (in Tamil Nadu)? I happened to visit Kumbakonam and picked 2 places that my readers would love to see in terms of finding great coffee. But wait. What exactly

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Cup Cakes in Haad Rin
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#TheBeachTrail- Part 3- Discovering the Phaeng Waterfall.

This is Part-3 of a series where we explore the trail of the movie ‘The Beach. Check Part 2, Part-1 and Part-0 here. To do something similar in Thailand here are some planning tips for you Look out for cheap flights to Bangkok which starts at about 10,000 INR from Chennai to Bangkok. From Bangkok you could directly fly to Koh Samui through Bangkok Airways, but since its a private airport, fares are usually high. You could alternatively fly to Surat

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#TheBeachTrail2017- Part 2

This is Part-2 of a series where we explore the trail of the movie ‘The Beach. Check Part-1 and Part-0 here. To do something similar in Thailand here are some planning tips for you Look out for cheap flights to Bangkok which starts at about 10,000 INR from Chennai to Bangkok. From Bangkok you could directly fly to Koh Samui through Bangkok Airways, but since its a private airport, fares are usually high. You could alternatively fly

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Lesser Known Hill Stations in West Bengal – I

It might come as a surprise to many travellers, but there are several lesser known hill stations in north Bengal where you can easily spend a lazy weekend. These include Charkhole, Chatakpur, Samsing, Lava, Loleygaon, Sillery Gaon and a few more. Some fall under Dooars (Jalpaiguri) and some under the Darjeeling district. Let’s take a quick look at some of these. Samsing Set amongst undulating skyline, a drive through the Dooars will take you to

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Studio Shots of Veggies

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A Foray Into the Macro World

Jewel Bug Tv( Shutter Speed ): 1/100 Av( Aperture Value ): 0.0 ISO Speed: 800 Image Quality: RAW Flash: Off Manual focusing Live View Shooting: ON Lens Reversed: EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Red Bug   Tv(Shutter Speed): 1/40 Av(Aperture Value): 0.0 ISO Speed: 400 Image Quality: RAW Flash: Off Manual focusing Live View Shooting: ON Lens Reversed: EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Brown Marmorate Stink Bug     Tv( Shutter Speed ): 1/50 Av( Aperture Value ):

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A Look Inside Myanmar’s First Real Year Of Democracy – 4

The 4th and the last part of Jack’s exploration of Myanmar’s first real year of democracy.  A young monk in Shwebo, stands outside a temple which was destroyed during the earthquake that shook much of Mandalay Division. Numerous homes were destroyed and a reported 12 people lost their lives. A double amputee begs during Ta-Zaung-Dine, or The Festival of Light. A fisherman has a moment to himself underneath Ubein Bridge. Foreign hikers take a break

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