With sustainability and ecological impact coming into focus, eco-travel and visits to natural areas is no longer a niche domain, but the choice of many families. Read first-person experiences, as writers who enjoy travelling or travellers who enjoy writing visit one of the many forests of Karnataka, to bring you ‘Guest Articles’.

Bhagawathi and Seethanadi: I returned taller than the trees

July 01, 2022

Who does not enjoy rain-watching? In Karnataka, as the rains hit the ground, the state starts to cast her spell on us. Temperatures drop generously and vistas grow greener by […]

Hemmadaga: northern Karnataka’s hidden gem

May 01, 2022

When we decided to visit Bhimgad Wildlife Sanctuary in early November, 2021, we could barely contain our excitement. A relatively young protected area (declared in 2011), it is tucked away […]

The Lesser Known Bhadra

March 15, 2022

As I settled for evening coffee after the boat ride, I got a call from Vijay, the resident naturalist. He had seen me only ten minutes ago, so a call […]

Gopinatham Mystery Trail

January 15, 2022

Welcomed by two spotted owlets, I entered the Gopinatham Mystery Trail Camp. Gopinatham is a small village near Palar Bridge, just 10 km away from the famous Hogenakkal Falls. The […]

Gokarna: an unplanned journey

November 15, 2021

A journey through the coastline of Karnataka is often a drive through the pages of an era bygone. Bathed in vivid green and blue colours as far as one can […]

Bhadra: from a tiny boat on a mighty river

September 15, 2021

“Take me back to my boat on the river…  Time stands still as I gaze into her emerald waters…  Where many streams meet and mingle, Where the sun plays his […]

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