It’s is called ghost [bhut] pepper for a reason. It’s hot! Super hot! So hot that you can’t handle it. Trust me. You have been warned. So, if your good friend from Assam eagerly brings the bhut as gift for you from back home, you’re in a pickle. And that’s exactly what you make with it. Here’s what you… Read More Who’s afraid of bhut jolokia?
Don’t you love it when the colors of nature want to go wild, to lose control and be as bright and loud as possible! – – – See more vivid here.
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Eager waves pounding the wooden piles on Auro beach. Rapt. Free. Related posts: Aura of Auroville, WPC: Scale
The city of dawn. Auroville is an experimental township with a purpose to realize human unity.
Pondy has a dual personality: crossing from East to West of the central canal reveals two cities with very different characters. Ville Blanche is the White Town of French Pondicherry– with a colonial hangover. Reminiscences of the old world in distinct white and mustard buildings of Dumas, Romain Rolland, Suffren and Labourdonnais streets. Streets of the French… Read More Pondering over Pondy
Lakkidi is a backwater area of Upper Bhavani reservoir. Go for the Ooty Avalanche Eco Tour. It’s regulated by the area’s forest department folks who’ll drive you around in their guided vehicles, which serves in protecting the ecosystem. Related posts: The Ombre Nilgiris, Amongst the Sholas.
The Sholas are a mosaic of stunted tropical montane evergreen forests and grasslands. Here’s a typical shola land, the Avalanche Sanctuary in the Nilgiris: An interesting fact: every shola, no matter how small it is, gives birth to springs and many rivers of South India originate in the sholas: Tunga Bhadra, Nethravathi, Cauvery… The word Shola comes from Tamil ‘sholai’ which means thicket, cold… Read More Amongst the Sholas
The hills are enveloped in a smoky haze, gradually changing from a shade of blue to some hue of green, all fading and softening into the other. Nilgiris, the Blue Mountains, are beautiful! These shots were taken in Doddabetta, Kotagiri, Avalanche, and Ooty.
“He had the vague sense of standing on a threshold, the crossing of which would change everything.” – –