Masinagudi – Wild and Beautiful

The Wilds at Northern Hay lives up to its name – it’s a picturesque Jungle lodge on the fringes of the famous Masinagudi Tiger reserve. Continue reading Masinagudi – Wild and Beautiful

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A Zen Weekend at O’land Plantation, Coonoor

Sketching At O’land Plantation Stay A drying leaf .. the last bit of green Beautiful landscapes, blue hills, forests, peace and quiet, and delicious home cooked food – these are essential elements of a weekend getaway from hectic city life. We had a perfect Zen weekend, at the O’land Plantation Stay in Coonoor. We were looking for something secluded and wild in the Nilgiris, and this estate fitted … Continue reading A Zen Weekend at O’land Plantation, Coonoor

Of Minarets, Dreams, and Memories

Perched on a latticed window of a century old haveli, the pigeons fluttered about as irreverently as the milling crowd. Steeped in history, stumbling through the 21st century, the city of brick-red buildings and stone-walled minarets stands aloof. Like a proud lioness, now grown old she jealously guards her secrets. However, stay still by the tomb of Humayun and the djinns will speak to you. Continue reading Of Minarets, Dreams, and Memories