If you're ever wondering if there are places left to explore, in the crowded touristy corners, the answer is yes!
A place where it seems like time slows down and there is still plenty of calming greenery left around Bangalore, drive past the calming sugarcane fields in Mandya.
Stop at Madur, if you're driving down from Bangalore to savour a spicey snack known in this region. The famous Madur Vada is crunchy, filled with onions and served with a hot, coconut 'chutney'. Best accompanied with filter coffee, it's the perfect way to start your day.
The head towards the beautiful rural scene, which will make you stop to look at the cute homes adorned with rangoli (kolam) and filled with old world charm.