Kas Plateau: Seductive Sahyadri, Sadistic Showers

The Kas Plateau or Kaas Plateau is a southern valley of flowers that comes alive merely for a month or two in the late monsoons. Bad weather almost ruined my trip, here is what I could salvage.

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Tungabhadra: Bridge over the Styx and fountains of everlasting youth

As a side dish to my Hampi trip, I visited the Tungabhadra reservoir and a park build within the complex that are fitted colorful fountains. It was already dark when I reached and I was greeted with a very eerie sight. It felt like the Styx with a bridge build over it instead of Charon’s boat. I noticed a sinful couple being eaten away by locusts of the nether world

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Valley of Flowers Redux

It’s been a year and a half since I visited the Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand but I still can’t get over it.

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Valley of Flowers: Into No Man’s Land

Valley of Flowers (Uttarakhand) blossoms every summer for a few weeks only. But it is a Himalayan trek that you should do at least once in your lifetime. Here I am describing my journey for the benefit of future backpackers.

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