About the Author: Lokesh Abrol or Dr. Lokesh Abrol is a doctor, traveller and social entrepreneur who loves India and likes writing about different places he visited in India.
About Coorg: Coorg is in Karnataka and is famous for coffee, rainforests and spices. It lies geographically between Mysore and Manglore.
The place Coorg is also famous for its martial men, beautiful women and wild creatures. The narrator describes that almost thirty percent of Coorg is covered by rainforests.
The best time to visit Coorg is from September to March. The narrator further writes that the people of the Coorg district may have their descent from possibly Greek or Arabic descent because Alexander’s army once moved and settled here when they couldn’t find their way out of the country. Even their clothes and traditions are different from Hindus. The author writes that Coorgi houses have a tradition of hospitality and they have stories of courage and bravery related to the sons and fathers of the house, infact the first chief of Indian army was a Coorgi. These people are also known as Kodavus and they are the only people in India that are permitted to carry firearms without a licence.
The river Kaveri receives water from the rain forests of Coorg. Mahaseer is a large freshwater fish that lives in these waters. Laidback individuals live a life of high energy adventure, rock climbing etc. The flora and fauna is focused upon by the author. The climb to the Brahmagiri hills gives a panoramic view of the entire landscape and a walk across rope leads to sixty - four - acre island of Nisaegadhama and the visitors search their heart and soul of India here in Coorg.