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Camping @Coorg

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Me rappelling at a height of 120 feet

Standing on the edge of the mountain at a height of 120 feet with the support of a rope tied to the tree,  scared to see down, convincing myself that rappelling is easier than walking down 120 feet through the paths. Giving me an adrenaline rush it seemed quite daunting to take the first step towards walking down the vertical slopes. But somehow I took a couple of steps and Voila it seemed as if I was natural at rappelling.  Enjoyed the further journey of climbing down swaying left to right, taking breaks in between to give my hurting hands a rest.

That was a part of the mini-micro meet of ma Alma mater alumni at Coorg organized by Thrillophilia.  Loved the two-days doing bakar, camping , playing mafia – ‘the GAME which dominated the minds of the people till the next day’, having nice food, adventuring out with rope walking and trampoline – and ALL in the silence away from the city with no power, no internet.  After a long time saw the beautiful sky full of stars which is a very rare scene in the city these days.  The camping site was a good one with all sports facilities though people glued to their all time favorite cricket. Twas in the jungle with a nice scenic view of mountains covered with trees.

Thanks Thrillophilia for arranging the trip and ALL for making it a nice and enjoyable one.

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Written by Priyanka Varma

April 1, 2010 at 4:27 pm

Posted in Bangalore, Coorg, life, travel

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  1. Hey Thanks Priyanka for all the good words.
    It was an awesome trip and all of us enjoyed a lot.

    Abhishek

    April 3, 2010 at 9:11 am

  2. this is nice dude … this photo is also too good !

    Vaibhav

    April 6, 2010 at 9:03 am

  3. Its very daring job to climb like this on a high straight rock. Need experienced person during the task but whatever its have own kind of adventure. Enjoy it!

    India Travel Tours

    June 18, 2010 at 12:11 pm

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    flyingfoxindia

    December 22, 2010 at 6:51 am

  5. […] was a good year in terms of travelling for me.  The year had started with a trip to Coorg, two trips to Waynad , visit to Orissa and now to Dandeli. This trip was planned just 2 days […]


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