Having 20 + varieties of meat for Lunch on an 8 feet banana leaf – UBM Namma Veetu Saapaadu

#UBMNammaVeetuSaapaadu #phenomenalworld #phenomenaltastes About UBN Namma Veetu Saapaadu A direct translation of Namma Veetu Saapaadu means our home food and it can’t get truer than that. A home converted to a lunch home when required, this couple run the eatery with an efficiency and speed one can only experience in awe. Their banter in the…

Scotland of India – Sights and Aromas of Coorg and Kodava Food Rush

#phenomenalworld #travelblog I love travelling, food and photography. Coorg is a place that allows you to indulge in all of these and in style. Even though I have been to Coorg more than once, I have never recorded my experience in a blog before so here is goes Coorg is called the Scotland of India…

Go Balle Balle with Exquisite Dhaba Food – Gurwinder Singh Dhaba

#phenomenalworld #selfpaid We stopped stop at a Dhaba on the way from Bangalore to Chennai 500 mts after the walajahpet toll. The name Gurwindar Singh is a hook enough but seeing it run by a true blood sardar was enough for me to stop over. My better half wanted to try butter chicken. I almost…

Joy Ride to Nowhere and back on the Chennai Metro

#ChennaiMetro #Joyride #MetroRail **Click on pictures for full resolution view So I am a big metro fan.  I loved the tubes in London and the trains in Amsterdam.  I dont get a chance or the inspiration to commute on the Bangalore Metro very often.  The Koyambedy Metro is stones throw away from my parent’s place…

Going to the Shaap – Having Toddy in God’s Own Country

Toddy as such is ubiquitious in India in different places. Usually sourced from Palm or coconut trees, it can be had in the pure and unfermented form called Neera and in the fermented form called Kallu. Kallu is not all about getting drunk though. The coconut toddy is also used in making appam for fermenting…

Stranger than fiction – Unusual Foods that can leave your mouth remain wide open – #BarAThon

One man’s meat is another man’s poison…. (17th century proverb) Did you know we humans eat really strange foods? Believe me I have eaten most game animals in Africa, crocodiles, lizards, worms (as a challenge) and I thought I ate anything that didn’t bite back but some of them left me quite quite flabbergasted.It makes…

When boats don’t suffice

when you kill you also slaughter; opportunities Taken in Dubare Elephant camp, Coorg. It was breathtaking watching the elephant crossing the river from one end to the other and the water almost reaching to the top. 1/200, f5.6 ISO100 Canon EOS600D Linked to ABC Wednesday(P) with poor critters

Pillars of Suchindram

These are the pillars taken in the temple of Suchindram, located near Nagercoil, Tamilnadu. For more information on temple click here This is quite a similar theme across many temples in South India but imagine the kind of skill of in those age that perfected the art of symmetry with mind blowing results Linked to ABC…

Waves – Salty Manna

splash of salty manna striking with force washing away the tears I love how the waves make a splash every time it meets the rocks. The best place to be is to be on the receiving end of that spray   …. Linked to ABC Wednesday (W). For more memes click here