Agumbe – Drive through Deadly Western ghats

It was almost 3pm in the noon. Departing from the scenic views of Varanga, we set out to drive through the Western Ghats. The deadly journey of Western Ghats is known to be the Agumbe ghat section. I had just heard about it and was super excited to drive through these ghats 🙂 Brief on…

Kere Basadi – Bliss of Varanga Jain temples [ Udupi trip Part-2 ]

With Udupi Sri Krishna Temple behind us, it was onward onto Kere Basadi – Varanga, Karkala. This place was on my bucket list for two years. I was impressed by the aerial view of this Jain temple posted on social media. I always felt “That’s the place to live amidst nature”. The greenery and an…

Udupi Sri Krishna Matha [Udupi trip Part-1]

” Unplanned Trips are the BEST !!! “ The sudden plan Last Thursday, Pradeep pinged me to plan for a trip as Rocky was leaving to Germany. On the other hand, Rocky had to visit Udupi to meet his relatives. So I just popped an idea that how about all of us visiting Udupi, which…

Siddara betta – Trekking the Hill of Saints

The monsoon rains knocked Bangalore on Friday evening and a forecast of a beautiful weekend landed on my mind. Sagar had planned a team outing – Siddara betta trek Tumkur,  with his colleagues and invited me. Meeting new people is one of my resolutions of 2017. So upon checking my calendar, I said him I…

Vishwa Shanti Ashram visit – Glimpse of Mahabharatha

Rains were lashing Bengaluru again. The monsoon winds summoned for a short drive. The NH4 – Tumkur road is the nearest highway to my place. Very near on this highway, the outskirts of Bengaluru has a peaceful place – Vishwa Shanti ashram – Vijaya Vittala / Vishwaroopa / Vishvarupa temple. Brief on the place: Vishwa…