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... as Kodavas. However, there are many stories explaining the origin of the name. According to the Puranas for instance, the land of initial settlement was called Krodadesha which later became Kodagu. PACHI ...
2. What are Homestays? (In general)
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Accommodations where the owners live on the premises as well are called homestays. Home stays in Coorg are becoming increasingly popular and will vary in terms of standard of accommodation and facilities, ...
Pachibale Homestay is the place where the unique blend of adventure and culture package is created for tourism. The Location is situated near to Beeruga Village which is 42 kms away from Gonikoppa ...
...  There is no Electrical Power Facility in the place. Only Lanterns and Lamps will glow your cottages.  ...
... the Entrance of Beeruga Village, There is Govt. High School at the right side. Continue on this main road towards IRPU Falls. Just Continue from Govt. School on this Road till next diversion appears. ...
6. Special Gifts to Buy from Pachibale
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... largest coffee chain, sources most of its coffee from Chikmagalur, Karnataka, where it is headquartered. Coming back to the point, Coorg is home to the finest variety of coffee.  ...
... all the time! A mild walk in the rain through the sleepy city sharing just one umbrella is an unique experience. There is an added charm in enjoying the mist and fog all around. The mountains and fields ...
... delicacies that have been gathered over the years from Greek culture. Coorg cuisine is dominated with dishes prepared with Pork, Chicken and Mutton. Pork curry (Pandhi Curry), Chicken Curry, Rice Roti, ...
... variety of trees. An interesting observation regarding Coorg is the most popular mode of conveyance used here. Apart from public transport, almost every household has a jeep. This sturdy vehicle ...
10. History and Origin of Coorg
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... Cauvery originates here at a small place called Talacauvery and is worshipped by the locals and hence the name Kodava which means blessed by mother Cauvery. Kod means give and avva refers to mother Cauvery, ...
11. Coorg or Kodagu Taluks / Provinces
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... Taluk / Province: Virajpet, Gonicoppa and Ponnampet are the areas where coffee, cardamom, pepper, oranges and now vanila are grown in plenty. Virajpet, a small town, reputed to be the largest producer ...
12. Kodava Dressing Culture and Dance
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... at the nape of the neck. A bridegroom wears white kuppya with a brocaded white turban and a red brocaded chele. Sports and martial arts like sword wielding are extolled, and hence there are some traditional ...
13. Kodava Traditions
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... unit of the Kodavas is called the okka. It is a joint patrilineal clan with males of common ancestry. The male members of an okka share an okka name. Currently there are about 1000 okka names and families ...
14. Kodava Festivals
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... in the "Mand" (open ground), where physical contests and sports, including shooting, are conducted. In the earlier days hunting and cooking of the wild animals was part of the celebration, but these days ...
15. Trekking and Hiking around Coorg
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... wilderness areas, pack a selection of walking shoes and boots. About 90 per cent of Coorg trekking spots are protected land with public access, so there are plenty of tracks and trails to choose from. ...
16. Mercara Palace - Mercara City
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... Department, The Mahatma Gandhi Public library, next to the museum, offers a great choice for reader of any discipline. There are also a district prison and Mahaganapathy temple within the fort. Location: ...
17. Raja's Seat - Mercara City
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According to legend, the Kings of Coorg spent their evenings with their consorts here. A photographic view of the lofty mountains, grassy meadow, steep dale, wide spread paddy fields can be ...
18. Omkareshwara Temple - Mercara City
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Omkareshwara temple, deidcated to Shiva, was built in the 19th century in a mix of Gothic and Islamic styles. It was built by Lingarajendra in 1820. There is a pool in front of the temple with ...
19. Nalknad Aramane (Palace) - Kakkabe town
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... married Mahadevammaji here in 1796. While British army entered Kodagu, the last emperor of Halari family Chikaverarajendra took shelter here. It is located near a village named Yavakapadi and was built ...
20. Padi Igguthappa Temple - Kakkabe Town
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... here to offer special prayers. Tulabhara, the art of weighing oneself against fruits, sugar, coconuts, rice etc, is an important offering here. This temple is also an important part of Kodava Culture and ...
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