We left the resort, fulfilled but wanting more. I believe that it is one of those places one could visit a million times and still not tire of it!Our host brought to our notice a car museum at Dharmasthala and recommended that we visit the Thousand Pillar Jain Temple at Moodbidri. Abishek was still sick, … Continue reading Dharmasthala, Moodbidri and Mangalore
Naturally, we were all spent, but only physically, our minds were still yearning to wander about the pristine lands that we had just navigated. It was only when we got back to our room that we realised that the water level had increased by at least a two feet. The picturesque bamboo bridge that was … Continue reading Night after the Trek
It was, as I had already mentioned raining heavily that morning, the water level in the river would most certainly rise by at least a feet within six hours.With the newly planned river trek in mind, we departed with our guide leading us at 9 AM.We had with us, a pair of binoculars, packed lunch, … Continue reading The River Trek
At dinner on the 18th, our host explained that one of the trekking routes - the one to the top of the highest peak in the area, was now not viable because elephants had been sighted at the base of that hill in the recent past. He had contacted several guides but none were willing … Continue reading Pre-trek dilemma!
After we came back from our mini trek cum area exploration, we had tea and were resting in our rooms waiting for the sun to sink and dinner to be served.I was lying on my bed when suddenly, I felt a drop of water trickle down my leg. I'm very sensitive to changes on my … Continue reading First leech bite
As soon as we reached we were greeted by our ever kind host Mr Kashinath Damle. He showed us to our rooms and offered us Arisi Rotis. They reminded me of the ones my mom used to make.Shortly after eating and familiarizing ourselves with our host, we proceeded to the river.The homestay had changed. But … Continue reading Homestay at last
It turned out to be a huge ordeal to reach the resort. I thought it would be as simple as boarding a second bus from Uppinangadi. But buses from Uppinangadi to Nelyadi are a rarity. People kept pointing us to a single spot in the bus stand where the Nelyadi bus would come. But me … Continue reading Roller coaster jeeps