• Version 2.O

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    The coffee plantation-draped hills of Chikmagalur are a striking green after the...
    more
  • Royal Dreams

    There are two colours that I have always associated with Kerela: a cathartic green, owing to the...
    more
  • Shades Of Green

    Two words suffix the Fringe Ford logo  - ‘Get Lost’. And lost you are, at this 1912 British...
    more