5 Beauties of Tamil Nadu – Coonor, Wellington, Ooty, Kothagiri and Lovedale

I hope you read my last post around the Nilgiris and the Neelakurinji flowers that will bloom this year.  This article is in continuation which revolves around the gorgeous town of Wellington and its neighboring places like Coonor, Kothagiri, Lovedale, Ooty emphasizing on the history and heritage of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This will also give an…

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After 12 years, Neelakurinji of the Nilgiris are back in 2018

Neelakurinji : The purple flowers, native to Niligiris bloom after every 12 years!   Spread across the border of three states, the Nilgiris (Sankrit) or the Blue Mountains (English) or Neelmalai (Tamil) are blessed with one of the most ravishing terrains and thus they are counted among the 400 natural wonders of the world by…

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Indulge in the Delish Hoppers and Kottu of Sri Lanka – Do A Culinary Walk!

While the world adores Sri Lanka for its tea, I will always love it for its local delicacies. Its been a fortnight that I am back from this beautiful beach country and have indulged in the deliciousness of Punjab too, yet my taste-buds have not forgotten the flavors of hoppers, string hoppers, kottu, pol roti, coconut sambol, wood apple shake, and…

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We Rang in the New Year at the Weligama bay in SRI LANKA

Sri Lankan stories! My Sri Lankan sojourn gave a refreshing kick-start to 2018.       Sri Lanka, the land of serendipity is remarkably blessed with beautiful beaches and landscape. Despite being our first time there, we faced no hiccups at all. Not only did the gorgeous country surpass all our expectations, it gave us memories for a…

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High, Low & Best of 2017! Going Back To My Alma Mater As A Travel Blogger Was Superb

Hi Friends,   PENDOWN wishes you a hale and hearty ‘Happy New Year’! I hope you had a meaningful and magnificent 2017 and I bet 2018 will be better in many more ways. I want to believe that it is going to be an year of greater aspirations and stronger mindset and we will all find our secrets to peace, patience and…

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