Bodi to Konalar Dam – An unfinished exploratory trek in search of the ‘Online Trail’

September 28, 2015

Exploratory treks are always exciting and especially when you are put to face surprises and encounters it makes the journey even more interesting and memorable. I always have an eye on the Google maps zoomed towards the western and eastern ghats trying to indentify beaten trails and exploring possible trekking routes connecting peaks and interesting […]

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Araku valley – Crown of Eastern Ghats

February 16, 2015

Peacefully lying in the Eastern Ghats ‘Araku valley’ is one of the most beautiful, picturesque and enchanting mountains in South India. Urbanisation and tourism has not significantly encroached into this region and the valley still remains rich with natural hot spots and beaming with tribal activities. Unpolluted rivers, crystal clear waterfalls, exciting rock formations, humongous […]

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Running and Me – An Insight into My Journey in 2014

January 5, 2015

  Certainly not in my wildest imagination had I ever thought that I would become a Marathoner. My solitary slow and regular trots along the Marina beach early in 2012 drove me into the arena of marathons, triathlons and the journey has been immensely self-satisfying. 2014 had been a hall mark in this journey since […]

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A Simple Road Trip to the Western Coast – Enlivening!

January 1, 2015

Scores of interesting accounts about Gokarna and Goa in particular – and the western coast beaches in general have been told and heard. It took solid number of years for me to get an opportunity to visit this part of the western coast and to be honest this trip touched my heart, especially the moments […]

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Jawadhu Hills Ultra Marathon – Planting the Seeds of Trail Running on the Hills

November 11, 2014

Having been exposed to different south Indian terrain and having realised that nothing could beat the pleasure of being closely connected with the mountains and its mesmerising wonderfulness. The journey from trekking to ‘running on hills’ was challenging and at the same time highly rewarding to the inner self. We dreamt of bringing this delightful […]

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A Day In My Hill Running Journey At Munnar

October 10, 2014

Born in modern civilization – am a runner by Passion; Dwelling in concrete jungles – my heart’s desire to trot on nature’s trails; Smoke and pollution are not my routine for forest is where I belong; My legs stop nowhere and my heart submits only to Nature. It was a cold early morning on the […]

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Kumara Paravatha – A Communion of Nature Lovers and Mystical Clouds

June 22, 2014

Standing 1710 mts high the Kumara Paravatha peak is one the tallest peaks in Karnataka attracting trekking enthusiasts from different parts of the country. The hike to this peak is unique in many ways – the initial trek into the Shola forests from the Kuke temple, green grasslands carpeting the entire mountains, huge trees, dense […]

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Beyond Tourist locations at Kodai – Palani Hills a Panoramic Outdoor Paradise!

May 13, 2014

Innumerable times, many of my knowledgeable friends had advised me that there is nothing in Kodai hills except for the pleasant weather. I heard them expressing boredom going to the same touristy spots like the famed and crowded “Kodai lake, bryant park, coaker’s walk, pillar rock, bear shola falls, pine forests, guna caves, dolphin nose […]

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Shevaroy hills and Running Legs – Discovering my love for hill runs

February 5, 2014

Pleasure in the lonely trail excites me, Peace in the thick green cover amuses my heart, Melody of the birds refreshes my mind, Freezing water from the streams quenches my thirst, Cold and fresh mountain breeze destroys my exhaustion, Pain in my body flies away dipping in the cold-water well, Trail running on the hills […]

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