A short cruise we took in the backwaters of Kochi in Kerala turned out to be more than a relaxation trip. We learned many facts about the feathered residents of the vast backwater network while also realizing how rapid urbanization is taking a toll on the aquatic life in the backwaters.
The kapu beach located along the western coast of Karnataka in India is one of the best-kept secrets of Karnataka. What is more compelling about Kapu beach is the 27 mt high Lighthouse which is still functional. Built in the year 1901 on a huge boulder on the Arabian coast, the lighthouse at Kapu beach has for many years stood unperturbed guiding thousands of sailors and warning the presence of dangerous rocks.
Not very far from Karnataka’s Cultural Capital, Mysore is a small village named Somanathapura on the banks of River Cauvery. The village is known for its Keshava temple, one of the most magnificent temples built in the style of Hoysala Architecture.
Thanks to the Hotel Ladakh Himalayan Retreat, travelers can now explore the heavenly Ladakh while enjoying the best of comforts and luxury.
Chickmagalur, the South Indian hill station is adored by many. Read through our experience is the coffee land during our visit in summer.