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Nilgiris Calling

The Nilgiris have a charm that is as ethereal as enduring. Ooty, Coonoor and Kotagiri that form the Nilgiris have several secrets that are waiting to be dicovered. While tea is a mainstay of the region, there are many differenciated tea experiences that you can take. Also read my other story on Tea experiences in… Read More Nilgiris Calling

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Best Places to Experience Monsoons in India

The romance of rains is like no other. And India with its tropical climate has several destinations that can help you make the most of your tryst with the monsoon. As the sun makes way for clouds it is that time of the year once again when the monsoon comes calling. And India is slowly… Read More Best Places to Experience Monsoons in India

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Notes from Kotagiri

The least known town in the Nilgiris, Kotagiri has an old world charm that will leave you feeling nostalgic. As I was driving to Kotagiri, the Nilgiri Biosphere threw up an unexpected challenge of dense fog. While I was mentally prepared to navigate the ghat road that snakes up the Blue Mountains, the drop in… Read More Notes from Kotagiri

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Tea Experiences in the Nilgiris

The Cup That Cheers The sight of the undulating Blue Mountains, endless tea plantations and snaky roads that fork up the hill make the Nilgiri Biosphere a place like no other. Home to Ooty, Conoor and Kotagiri, these hills also have a charm that is hard to miss. The elevation also means that the Nilgiris… Read More Tea Experiences in the Nilgiris

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Honeymoon Destinations

If you are looking for a destination for the perfect start to your married life we have you covered with these places in India. Goa An all-time favourite with honeymooners, Goa has a charm that is hard to miss. Perhaps it is the endless coastline that continues to lure people from everywhere. This former Portuguese… Read More Honeymoon Destinations

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Birds at Tea Nest Nightingale in Kotagiri

Kotagiri might be one of the towns in the Nilgiri Biosphere that is relatively lesser known but is quite a gem in itself. While there are several sights that will entice you, I fell in love with the charming town thanks to its vibrant bird life. And what better way to discover this than by… Read More Birds at Tea Nest Nightingale in Kotagiri