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Goa to Kerala Coastal Cycling

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Cycling from Goa to Calicut on the western coast of India along a medley of beach, backwater and country roads was thoroughly fascinating. The refreshing breeze all along the route was a constant reminder of the Arabian Sea close by. This group of 11 intrepid cycling enthusiasts from Australia havingRead More …


When auto-rickshaws roam a land…

Crammed with screaming kids while on school-rounds or taking the busy house-wife to the markets, the aspiring jobseeker who can’t afford a cab to reach his interview or even an itinerant traveller seeking up, close and personal experiences, the auto rickshaw is as easily available on the roads as itRead More …


Tuk-Tuk Adventures India

A tour on a tuk tuk takes your South India experience to another level altogether. For what other ride provides you with the time to take in and assimilate the mesmerizing landscape en route while at the same time giving you the opportunity to exchange a laugh or two withRead More …


Kerala floods – Kalypso report 2018

As the flood waters recede in Kerala, its people look on – horrified and resigned, and with the embers of an undying determination simmering in their hearts. They see before them the long uphill road and realise that only a strong back, a stoic mind and a compassionate soul willRead More …


Three Peaks Challenge India 2018

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  After a month-long preparation, 14 Kalypso challengers were flagged off from the heart of Kochi on 10th June. Cycling off before sunrise in the light drizzle and low visibility, it was an exhilarating start. Later as the sun came out, they had to weave in and around peak hourRead More …


Kalypso Adventures featured in Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club-2018

In a first of its kind honour, Kalypso Adventures, an adventure tour company with operations in India and Srilanka, has been featured in the RREC (Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club) publication “In Pursuit of Excellence”, which was  released on 23rd March 2018 at Goodwood House, Chichester,London. Kalypso Adventures is the onlyRead More …


Sarah Cohen – the oldest living Jew in Mattancherry, Kerala.

At 95, Sarah Cohen – everyone’s Sarah aunty, is the oldest living Paradesi Jew at Mattanchery near Fort Cochin in Kerala. Once a thriving community in the heart of Mattanchery, now the Jews are a dwindling population, Sarah Cohen being one among the last 5 residing Jews here. She hasRead More …


Where is the fort in Fort Cochin? – Throw back to an existing buried past

Fort Cochin – known for its old world charm, graceful architecture, cozy cafes and historical monuments drives in tourists throughout the year. Being a travel hungry woman, who has travelled across the country, Fort Cochin is still among my favourite destinations. In all my tours based in Fort Cochin, IRead More …


ATOAI CONVENTION 2017


Three Peaks Cycling Challenge India

          9 intrepid tour leaders from Kalypso Adventures cycled an unprecedented 624 kilometers, climbed a total of around 26470 feet, in 3 days through undulating terrain to reach the three major hill stations of South India, which are at Munnar, Valparai and Kodaikanal. Fighting fluctuating temperatures, humidity and mostRead More …


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