Category Archive: Karnataka

A hike to the Dudhsagar Waterfalls

My bucket list was brimming. And the Dudhsagar falls was at the brim. But then, one monsoon went after the other and I just couldn’t make it there. But this time, I was… Continue reading

St. Mary’s Islands – An escape to a little paradise

St. Mary’s Islands are a group of four islands in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Malpe in the coastal district of Udupi in the state of Karnataka, India. They are known for their distinctive geological formations of columnar basaltic… Continue reading

Madhugiri Fort – The Garrison of South India

Well the petite peek into this peak 3930ft above sea level was just an illusion- it is considered to be the second largest monolith in Asia. The fort accredited to King Hyder Ali… Continue reading

Kambala – An insight into a rural sport of Mangalore

One of the many rural sports existing in the coastal districts of Karnataka (India), Kambala has indeed lived in the hearts of the folk for many a years in Udupi and Mangalore. It’s… Continue reading

Nandi hills- A detour from a bustling city

A little more than 18 months to this trip, and still each and every moment is as stark as it can be etched in my memories. A small hatchback left from Bangalore as… Continue reading

Kudlu-Theertha Falls- A day off in the midst of the Western Ghats

In the midst of it- a thick jungle, a world so away from civilization- there lies this scenic waterfall called the Kudlu-theertha falls about 42km from Udupi in the coastal state of Karnataka,… Continue reading

Jamalabad Fort: In ruins but worth a hike

Jamalabad Fort is an old hilltop fortification almost 8km north of Belthangady and 70km from the coastal city of Mangalore in the state of Karnataka, India. The place is under the shadow of an… Continue reading