A Jungle Trip

This was the most adventurous trip I ever had in my life. In fact, the most scariest!!! A journey where we didn't know what laid ahead of us.....totally blank on what would happen!! I am glad we came out safe and sound...phew! Even today, the memories of that journey send shivers down my spine!

Coonoor-The Small Tea Garden

Coonoor is the second largest hill station in the Niligiri hills and is 17 km from Ooty. Located at an altitude of 1850 meters, the climate of Coonoor is milder than Ooty. It is also known as a "Small Tea Garden", that is surrounded by rolling mountains and tea and coffee plantations. Coonoor is the first of three hill stations in Niligiri, the other two being Ooty and Kotagiri. Coonoor is much smaller and quieter than Ooty and my favorite.....

Ooty-The Queen of Hill Stations

The Nilgiris is believed to be the oldest mountain ranges, older than Himalayas and is located at the tri-junction of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. Nilgiris is a part of the Western Ghats and the first biosphere of India. Ooty or Udhagamandalam is the capital of Nilgiris district and is known as the "Queen of Hill Stations". Located at an altitude of 2240 meters above sea level, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. If you love nature and want to feel the serene beauty of nature, then Ooty is the right spot. It has been declared as one of the 14 'hotspots' in the world because of its unique bio-diversity.

Pondicherry-The French Riviera of the East

Pondicherry or Puducherry is a Union Territory of India. it is one of the largest coastal enclave in the Union Territory of Pondicherry, the others being Karaikal, Yanam and Mahe. Pondicherry lies 160 km to the south of Chennai. The popular attraction of Pondicherry is the beach and it has four beaches - Promenade beach, Paradise beach, Serinity beach and Auroville beach. The other major attractions are Auroville, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Bharathi Park, monuments and statues like the Mahatma Gandhi statue, French war memorial and so on....