Yet another known place in Tiruvalla is the Vallabha swamy temple. This apparently is a well-known one among the hindu devotees. If you are looking for directions to this place, you need to ask for “Tiruvalla Ambalam” to any auto driver.Read More
Many a times I have come across people who tell me that they have visited Coorg and my first question…Read More
Gokarna also has an mythological significance which attracts pilgrims. There are a lot of stories about Gokarna, but the most famous one is the story of Ravana and the Atmalinga.
Ravana, the demon-king of Lanka, received the atmalinga from Shiva after he had performed a penance at Mount Kailash reciting self-written Shivatandavastotram. Shiva instructed Ravana that the sacred atmalinga should not be placed on the ground as it would establish itself where placed on earth. On his way back to Lanka, Ravana stops for his evening prayers at Gokarna.
Murudeshwar is a small town on the sea-front of the western part of Karnataka which attracts both pilgrims and holiday-makers…Read More
The best thing one could do is to spend time at the beach. To access beaches, one has to travel to Panambur beach (20 kms) or Ullal beach (13 km). To reach Ullal beach , take the Mangalore-Kasargod road and look out for the board for Ullal beach. This is also called Someshwara beach. The waves lashing out at the rocks in Ullal beach makes a good treat for the eyes.Read More
The last time I remember visiting Coonoor was when I was 10 years old (23 yrs back). Had been planning…Read More
Galibore (pronounced as ‘Gaali-bo-ray”),situated near Sangam, where Arkavathi meets Cauvery,is an ideal place to spend a relaxing weekend. Getting there…Read More
After a lot of contemplation, I finally have posted this. This is not exactly qualify as a travel stuff, but…Read More
Most of the times, getting to the destination is more interesting than the destination itself. I had one such experience…Read More
Mudumalai is a quiet and peaceful place nestled in the Nilgiri range of mountains, far away from the hustle-bustle of…Read More
I had been wanting to write this from a long time. Better late than never :-) This is away from…Read More
This is my second post on Jog Falls. The earlier post (“Sharavati Beckons”)was an account of my visit during mid…Read More