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Shivanasamudra in monsoon - The glorious Gaganachukki & Barachukki waterfalls

Monsoon rains had cast its magic! What's more fascinating idea than a short ride in monsoons?  To witness the blooming greenery and showers. I was craving for a bike ride to refresh my mind from the chaos of urban life. A swift thought on visiting Shivanasamudra struck and I was like get set go! 150kms ride from Bengaluru did not seem far for me. Planning on a Friday evening, I called up my friends for a ride the next day [Too late, I agree to it :P]. Many did not turn up, it was indeed a last minute plan. However, I knew that it would be the best time now to visit the glory of the falls as the water was released from KRS dam, just a week before. It was a Do/Die situation for me :P (Happens to me always! :P) I did not back off and the next morning four of us were all set to hit the road.

Brief on Shivanasamudra

Shivanasamudra literally means Shiva's sea.  The river Cauvery divides into two branches that flow around the island of Shivanasamudra. The western branch is Gaganachukki…