Come, pack your bags…

I said to my husband.

But where are we going ??? was his questioning glance at me.

I was bulging with excitement…..”Just see this booking confirmation – I’ve booked us for a 2 day stay at the Kites Resort. Isnt it wonderful ???”

Some of my excitement seems to catch up with the husband and my girls and we all pack our bags, squealing with laughter.

The moment we got down the train, the car was waiting for us to take us to the Resort. WOW, the thought of being there in a few hours really made it more wonderful.

After travelling for some distance, the car stopped. It looked like the entrance to a small man-made forest. While I was wondering “What on Earth am I doing here, instead of going to the Resort?”, the driver beckoned us to follow him through the forest.

OH…MY….Why are we walking through this jungle ???? Husband looks at me with questioning eyes – You are the one who booked us onto this. Β Now, am I ready for this adventurous trek, I ask myself.

Since, the driver seems to know where we are supposed to go, we just follow him, hoping he’ll guide us out of the forest, safely.

The smile on the girls faces, seem to fade slowly, as we trek deep into the forest.

It was eerily silent and getting more darker, as the thick trees blocked off the sunlight to penetrate through them.

Finally, we get to see some moss-covered steps and it looks like we need to climb up them. But where do they lead to ???? Nothing is clear from that view-point and we all hold our breath as we start climbing the stairs steadily and slowly. Β The guide who reached the top first, was waiting there with a smiling face, for us.

And suddenly, we were on top of a small mountain and the other side of the mountain is the Kite Resort, I’ve booked into.

Oh….what a transformation from those forests to the clear valley, the beautiful greenery and the lovely climate that welcomed us. Certainly a heaven on Earth. πŸ™‚

After the Ohs and Ahs of the four of us, the guide led us down the hill, down to the valley to our Cottage.

And do you know, whats the speciality of this Resort ??? They teach us and help us to fly Kites. It was a fantastic experience, running through the valley of flowers, with a Kite in hand and screaming and squealing with delight as though I am a small girl of 9 or 10.

Another speciality of this place is the variety of Dosas….. πŸ˜‰ The foodie in me never sleeps, I guess, especially for Dosas. And all of us seem to be filled with varieties of dosas from morning till night.

There is also a mosque and a temple to visit, which is open to anyone !!!



I am too filled with happiness and joy, when…..



Come on, its time to wake up……

πŸ™„ Β  Β *blinking eyes to adjust from the beautiful surroundings of Kites Resort to the familiar bedroom scene*

Nalla kanavu kaanum bodhu en ezhupare ???? (Why do u wake me, when I am dreaming so nicely ???)


37 Replies to “Come, pack your bags…”

    1. See….what a wonderful dream and how it got broken up. 😦

      I dont Shail, there were so many varieties of dosas that I probably didnt see the other food items. πŸ˜‰


  1. I sooooo luv the idea of a kite resort Ums πŸ˜€
    Ws wondering hw u went away to some vacation that unannounced and when with all ur duties and the girls’ exams keeping u busy he he πŸ˜‰


  2. Oh god.. I was simply wondering where on earth is this beautiful resort.. And it did struck me when you said about the short flight..
    Ooihhh… It was such a delight to read the travelogue!!! It took us along with u to kites resort!!!


  3. OH HO.. what was that I was beginning to imagin my stay there tooo flying the kites and running around and YOU HAD TO WAKE UP…

    how can you bad bad bad … See now you made my kite fly away too i spent hours making it 😦


  4. I’m going to kill you, like right now!! Look at the timing of the post- that time of the year when folks are planning an annual vacation- you tell an enticing tale of a Kite Resort, and top it up with yummy dosas, and then the bubble bursts! Cha! I want to go there too!!


    1. OOOHH Lady….shanthi…..shanthi…… πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      I too actually felt the same way, when I was woken up !!! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Wish there is such a place……..even I want to go there….. πŸ™‚


  5. lol!!! As soon as I read that Husband started packing without much questions I knew that something is wrong and thus I jumped towards the ending πŸ˜€

    Sigh! I wish this dream of yours comes true πŸ™‚


    1. Oh, may be that was a give away…. πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰ Husband packing bags without raising any questions…he he he…. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Oh, I am wishing everyday, for this to come true, Smita. πŸ™‚


  6. Oh my! You dashed my bubble too!! And here I was marveling at your exciting and superb plan and a wonderful resort with novel things to do and eat…. Ahhh…it was a dream! But dreams do come true… so plan for it ASAP! Cheers πŸ™‚


    1. Oh yeah, felt bad to be woken up and esp to realize its a dream….. 😦 😦

      Thank u Pinoo…..what else do I need !!! So much enthu from u all, I am thinking deeply to become an entrepreneur. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ˜‰


    1. Finally…..u fell for it….ha ha ha…. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      Hey, wish you and L a Very Happy First Wedding Anniversary (Belated of course). πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ So, what did u get for her ???? Hearty Congrats to L, for surviving with the Devil for one year – She is amazing. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


  7. Superb Uma……the way u booked everybody into the resort itself was lil fishy but ur descriptions were so good that I fell for it hook, line & sinker, never saw the dream angle coming πŸ˜€


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