Amusing trees of the Bhadra wilderness

Our safari into the Bhadra Tiger Reserve in Chikmagalur was a look into the rich fauna of this wildlife sanctuary (although we didn’t get to spot the tiger). Equally rich, is the flora of this green patch in Karnataka. Did you know that this sanctuary is home to some unusual … Read>>

Oh my! Jog?

This rock face up here is a showcase of one of the showiest of waterfalls in Karnataka. What you see is obviously not its best show. It is such a pity that its not in its full glory all year through. This is Jog Falls or Gerosoppa Falls. The Jog … Read>>

Showcasing ‘The Elements’

Exploring the elements at volcanic sites: Earth| Water| Fire| Air Earth It is amazing what volcanoes can do to the earth. It can change the lay of the land. It can create vast stretches of ‘devastated’ areas and it can give rise to really handsome looking landforms. It can petrify … Read>>

Road tripping across Karnataka

We’re in ‘Discover-Karnataka* mode,’ We decide to step out of the all-too familiar Mysore-Bangalore region. The initial plan: to drive through a part of the Karnataka coast,  say hello to the waterfalls that make up the famous Jog Falls and have a brush with some wildlife at Bhadra Sanctuary. At … Read>>

Our World | Weeping Cherry Tree

Spring is almost synonymous with flowers.  Ever since I got to see Cherry Blossoms at the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco, it’s what comes to mind first when the season rolls in. I yearn for the sight of those pretty white flowers that cloud its trees and turn the … Read>>