Coorg calling Updated: May 31, 2010 16:59 IST

Coorg calling
Coorg calling
Coorg is situated on the Western Ghats of Karnataka in South India. Situated at 252kms from Bangalore and 1525 meters above sea level, Coorg is a beautiful tourist destination. It is also called the ‘Scotland of India'.

Coorg lies on Karnataka's southwestern end, covering an area of 4,102 sq km. and is one of the most beautiful hill stations one can visit. Unrivaled scenic beauty, lush green valleys, coffee plantations, orange groves, undulating streets and splendid mountain ranges all awaited the monsoon express team as they reached Coorg. (Image: Ketki Angre)
Coorg calling
Like most places in southern India the monsoon has showed its sight in Coorg. The weather here is generally pleasant during this time of the year with temperatures ranging from 18-30 degree Celsius. (Image: Ketki Angre)
Coorg calling
The river ‘Cauvery' originates here at Talacauvery(near Coorg) and is worshipped by the locals. (Image: Ketki Angre)
Coorg calling
A path carved from between a forest. Apart from the scenic beauty of the place, a prominent feature of this place is the fact that Coorgies in general opt for the military service which is truly a remarkable aspect. (Image: Ketki Angre)
Coorg calling
A house stationed on a hill surrounded by dense forests. The economy of Coorg heavily depends on agriculture, forestry and tourism. (Image: Ketki Angre)

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