Category: West Coast

I Was Here: Malpe Beach 2

I Was Here: Malpe Beach

After a tiring bike ride 450 KMs on the previous day, I was here roaming around on Malpe beach on a Sunday morning. The beach was void of tourists. Only people on the beach...

Digest: Ride to the West Coast 3

Digest: Ride to the West Coast

An unforgettable journey Places visited during the four day bike trip to West Coast * The beginning* Belur* Yagachi Dam* Sringeri* Agumbe* Around Udupi – Malpe beach & port, Bengre* Udyavara beach* Kunjarugiri and...

Manjeshwara & Someshwara 4

Manjeshwara & Someshwara

We stopped at Kasaragodu for lunch. From there we went to Manjeshwara, the birth place of Govinda Pai, one of the well known poets of Kannada literature. It was around 3.30PM & Sri Ananthapadmanabha...

Bekal Fort 4

Bekal Fort

It was noon when we reached Bekal fort. Wrong time & season – noon & summer – to visit Bekal. The place was almost deserted, with few people here and there. After roaming around...

Exploring Kasaragod 0

Exploring Kasaragod

On day three we gave rest to our steeds & hired a car as Srik’s aunt & cousin accompanied us for the trip. And third day turned out be more of a pilgrimage with...

Around Udupi: Kunjarugiri & Pajaka 2

Around Udupi: Kunjarugiri & Pajaka

From Udyavara we headed towards our next destination – Kunjarugiri, a hillock (giri = hill, mountain) with temple of Goddess Durga atop. One can reach the top either by steps (a hundred or so)...