Category Archives: KKH&India

Cycle ride along the KKH to south India 2012

Kerala, Birds & Backwaters

 Nov 18-21 Jungle Bird Home Stay – Thattekad, Kerala My hesitant introduction to what will become my home away from home in India, began at about 11:00 am when Sudha, the beautiful 57 year old owner of the Home Stay … Continue reading

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Anamalai Hills & Munnar

 Nov 14 – Coimbatore Today was a play with two acts. Act One had me leaving Kotagiri, at 1900 m donned in a sweater, my anorak and over gloves, for the first time since Northern Pakistan, even though the day … Continue reading

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The Nilgiri Hills

 Nov 9 – Forest Hills Resort near Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu Boy, do I know how to screw up a great day. I got away from the Parklane in Mysore after a good breakfast before 8:00. Actually, breakfast was funny. This … Continue reading

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Goa to Mysore

 Nov 3,4, – Panjim, Goa It is a luxury for us, after six days on the move early every morning, to read the paper and dawdle over breakfast. But we still have the early morning habit and so we were … Continue reading

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Mumbai to Goa

 Oct 29 – Murud We had scouted out the ferry crossing that would get us out of Mumbai, and I had confirmed on the internet that the way on south was possible from the ferry. We were starting out to … Continue reading

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Jaipur & Mumbai – Superficially

 Oct 23,24 – Jaipur We had a nice breakfast at the hotel and then walked down the street to a RDTC hotel where we booked an all day Jaipur tour. More than I wanted, but we missed the half day … Continue reading

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Birds and Game Viewing

Oct 18,19 – Bharatpur We left our hotel in Agra at 7:30, and for almost an hour followed the GPS directions out of town. Unfortunately our hotel was on the east end and we had to get out of the … Continue reading

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