The Mangroves of Pichavaram

Did you know that the world’s second largest mangrove forest is in Pichavaram Mangrove Forest near Chidambaram? Well, this is a fact that is largely unknown but the beauty of the Pichavaram mangrove forest located between the Vellar estuary in the north and Coleroon estuary in the south is a delight for all nature lovers. This estuarine complex forms the Killai backwater and Pichavaram mangroves and offer over 400 water routes for boating. A picturesque drive past paddy fields, colourful

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Ganesha temples in Karnataka’s Coastline

If you look around carefully, you will find him everywhere. From bill boards, to temples, from reclining in cars to even as jewellery – we are taking of the omnipresent and most loved God Ganesha. If you visit the coastline of Karnataka, you can also experience myriad forms of the elephant headed God as well as understand different legends associated with the temples. Here are some places that you can visit on your next trip to check out the ‘Ganesha

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Coromandel Calling

The coastal part of Tamil Nadu has several relatively unexplored places that speak volumes for its rich cultural heritage and history. A trip off the beaten path these places still have an old world charm that is hard to beat. An amalgamation of art, craft, tradition and contemporary, each of these destinations make for a holiday like no other. Thanjavur Tanjore or Thanjavur is home to the famed Tanjore paintings and is often called the ‘rice bowl of India.’ The

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Article on Mysore in TruJetter

Mysore – Royal Musings Here is my article on Mysore – Karnataka’s connection with royalty. It is also a city that has an old world charm and yet is an upscale city. Did you know Mysore has several eponymous to its credit? Mysore Masala Dosa: A dosa with a red chutney and simple potato curry with loads of ghee. Mysore Pak: A traditional sweet dish made with gram flour, sugar and ghee. Mysore Bonda: A traditional snack, these are deep fried

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Stories in TruJetter

Trujetter is a in-flight magazine of TruJet. Lepakshi Chennai

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