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  1. 1. <ul><li>Mangalore Revisited </li></ul><ul><li>Mangalore is a panorama of palm-fringed beaches,lush green fields and enchanting forests. It is sheltered by the soaring western ghats on the east and the mighty Arabian sea roaring along its western shores. </li></ul><ul><li>Glimpses of the land of multiple shades </li></ul>A traditional house in Mangalore The Explorers– Sachin & Gunjan December 2007 Place – Mangalore State – Karnataka Country - India
  2. 2. <ul><li>Mangalore is 357Km from Bangalore. </li></ul><ul><li>Mangalore is well connected by air from/to Bangalore/Mumbai </li></ul><ul><li>Mangalore is well connected by rail and road to all major South Indian cities. Trivandrum Rajdhani passes through the Konkan railway route through Mangalore on the way to Trivandrum. Recently the scenic train route through Western Ghats have been converted to broad gauge. This will connect Mangalore with Bangalore via Sakleshpur by Rail. Currently only passenger trains are operational on this route (no express/luxury trains as of now – Dec 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Mangalore is well connected by bus to all major towns in Karnataka </li></ul>The Location and how to reach <ul><li>Weather </li></ul><ul><li>Tropical </li></ul><ul><li>Summer and winter are quiet alike in the city and both are quiet pleasant with average temperature ranging between 27 'C to 34 'C </li></ul><ul><li>The only problem in these parts are the humidity that at an average is about 78 %. </li></ul><ul><li>Best time to Visit </li></ul><ul><li>All year round </li></ul><ul><li>Best time to visit Mangalore is between November and May if you hate getting wet.  </li></ul><ul><li>Visit between June to October if you want to see the beauty of the place in monsoons when it rains heavily and the earth is covered in beautiful green. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Itinerary </li></ul><ul><li>Day 1 – Meet the Gypsies*, Lunch at Rabbit’s place, Pabba’s [The ice-cream parlor)  , Sunset at Tannirbhavi beach, Dinner opposite Office </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2 – Kudremukh Drive, Lakya Dam, Hanumangundi Waterfall, Sringeri, Aagumbe sunset, Dinner at Kavitha rooftop </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3 – Gypsies Day-out : Ananthapadmanabha Temple, Bekal Fort, Dinner at Viceroy </li></ul><ul><li>Day 4 – Mangalore Darshan [Sultan Battery, Churches - St. Aloysius, Malls, Main Shopping areas, etc.], Lunch at Nalapad (Kadal), Sunset at Pannambur </li></ul><ul><li>Day 5 – St. Mary’s island, Malpe, Udupi, Sunset at Kaup from the top of Lighthouse, Dinner at Palkhi Rooftop </li></ul><ul><li>Day 6 – Narasimhabetta, Karangibetta, Airport Drive, Lunch at Village, Sunset near MRPL, Dinner at Cherry Square </li></ul><ul><li>Day 7 – Morning walk at Pannambur till end of breakwater, Pilikula Nisagadhama, Kudroli Temple </li></ul>________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ *For the uninitiated, Gypsies is the group of Trekkers from Mangalore [primarily from Infosys, Mangalore – the place where the group originated] – many of whom might have moved to different locations, companies and countries, but yet maintain a strong bond with the fraternity.
  4. 6. <ul><li>What is the best way to catch up this view? – </li></ul><ul><li>Watch the sunset at Tannirbhavi Beach </li></ul>
  5. 11. <ul><li>Overlooking the frontiers </li></ul><ul><li>Coconut Water dipped fishes…nah!! </li></ul><ul><li>To the far & beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Pehchaan Kaun!! </li></ul>
  6. 37. <ul><li>Snapshot of time spent with friends </li></ul><ul><li>Sepia Moments </li></ul>
  7. 41. Hungry for more!!! The Explorers– Sachin & Gunjan