• Planter’s Punch

    You can meet G.A. Carver Marsh on the 32nd hairpin bend while climbing the Upper Parlai of...
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  • Welcome To The Jungle

    “We were amply rewarded, however, for the climb by the magnificent prospect that awaited us when...
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  • Penny Wise

    Khan Bahadur Haji Abdullah Haji Kasim Saheb Bahadur’s labyrinthine name is associated with a...
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  • Version 2.O

    It is easy to yearn wistfully at a worn-down spot in the city, and remember its former days of...
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  • Sullivan’s Nilgiris

    I am standing on the creaking wooden floors of the Pethakal Bungalow in Kotagiri. This is the very...
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  • Past City Limits

    Stepping out on to a wooden-floored balcony I was greeted by a landscape of towering silver oaks....
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  • Southern Trails

    With the receding monsoon having washed the southern circuit of the Western Ghats a conglomeration...
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  • Shades of Green

    Set aside a day or two to explore places around the plantation. A trip to Kuruva Island (17 km east...
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  • Royal Reams

    The Kerala sari is as simple as it is elegant. the body is made from spotless cream silk or cotton,...
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  • Ocean Crossing

    Bent over a block of wood, with a hand-powered drill by his side, nothing seems to break the...
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  • Backyard Beauty

    I opted for the one-km steep trek to Surkhanda Devi, huffing my way to the summit at 9,976 feet. I...
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