There is a drawback of being the only one who drive in the family. I am left with no other choice but to be behind the wheel every time there is a family outing. When we visited Siddarabetta recently, I got a rare chance of not being a driver. The drive took us around Koratagere weekend trip. I settled in the co-driver’s seat, taking in the views around. In case you are not familiar with the landscape around Tumkur and Koratagere, let me try to explain to you. You take a handful of small stones, scatter it randomly around and then maximize them by some thousand times! That’s how you get to see these small hills around the area, of different shapes and sizes. As you traverse through the area, before you pass next to a hill and lose sight of it, appears a few more. As I sat there with no obligation to keep my eyes fixed on the road, I managed to click a few of these hillocks while on the move. Here are some of those share-worthy clicks –
Siddarabetta is a well known hill for the never ending caves, Shiva temples and the medicinal plants. Along with Siddarabetta, there are a lot of similar small hills around Koratagere and Tumkur. In case you don’t have sufficient time to go on a small hike, you get to see the Blackbucks at Maidanahalli as well.