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arasinamakki - homestay with a river

arasinamakki – homestay with a river

Stream of joy is a home-stay run by one of the most revered couple of Arasinamakki, inside their estate next to the river Kapila. Surrounded by beetlenut trees, rubber plants and lots of spices, its almost like staying in a private jungle. A small tributary of netravati flows just behind the homestay. Walk through the...
udwada - a slice of parsi history

udwada – a slice of parsi history

Not much has changed in sleepy town Udwada since the last 150 years. Large houses, once built around the holy fire temple, lie vacant and dilapidated. The typical Parsi homes with high ceilings, sloped roofs with ornamental skirting, and wide porches are over a century old, and are worth preserving or being declared as heritage...
great grandfather's home stay - coonoor

great grandfather’s home stay – coonoor

Tripp.in receives numerous contributions from India travel specialists, Backpackers, Luxury hotels, Home stay owners and fellow trippers. Diana Barucha emailed us about their 107 year old home stay. The Bharucha family,¬† proud inheritors of Themi Villa, in Coonoor – Nilgiris, decided to convert it into a home ¬†stay and called it ‘Great Grand fathers Holiday...
mcleod ganj - himalayan glimpses

mcleod ganj – himalayan glimpses

You either are on the “mountains” holiday like most travellers would call it or you probably have taken a stroll here after visitng the Dalai Lama at Dharamsala down the hill. Either ways, Mcleod ganj is a good stop for the india tripper. Brief History Named after David McLeod, McLeodganj and Dharamshala became renowned places...

Bhut Jolokia – assam’s dynamite

Try at your own risk! All you Habanero hunters.. the Bhut Jolokia, which means ghost chillies grows only in Assam and has only recently been declared the HOTTEST chilly in the world by the Guniness Book of World records. Heat from chillies is mesaured in Scoville heat units. Bhut Jolokia registers in at 1,001,304 Scoville...