February 17th, 2016

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I enjoy visiting resorts which, apart from their purpose of hospitality, are created with any eye to detail and perfection, and which aim to use vernacular architecture with traditional touches.

I'd posted about one of the most beautiful resorts I've been to...

Wildgrass Resort, in Kaziranga

So, when Georg Leuzinger, the architect who built the resort, invited me to visit, I was very happy to accept the invitation.

Thanks to a late start after the morning Campus Bird Count, Guru, Kiran K, Lalitha, Prem and I reached the area only when it was near sundown. However, the beauty of the Banthemari Forest Reserve captivated us.

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The route was well signposted.

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We drove home under the crescent moon, happy to have visited a beautiful resort!


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Shashi and Sandhya run

Avani Leisure

which also includes two other resorts, Angana and Panchavati, all in the same region.

The present room rates of Rs.7000 (twin-sharing, inclusive of all meals) is beyond my budget, but Georg tells me that dormitories are planned for those who are less financially abled. Here's wishing Shashi, Sandhya and Georg success with their venture!

You can see the photos on my FB album,

here