Nestled amid the bustle of Mangalore City is Belmont House, a heritage property with a gorgeous garden, maintained by the octogenarian owner, Mrs. Joan Peres.
With Mangalore tiles, wrap-around verandas, detailed filigree work, and their distinct designs, trademark interior details such as the family altar, marble table tops, vokil benches, etc. Mangalore homes have a charm of their own.
Help the handicapped to help themselves Growing up, I remember playing with a cool jumping jack (a wooden handcrafted toy that “jumps” at its joints and has the kids laughing with delight) at my grandmother’s place. I also remember her lovely block printed linens and curtains. I knew where they […]
At our last visit back home to Mangalore, our family was treated to a meal at Guthu Hospitality. The meal was excellent yes, and the ambiance definitely made the taste buds work at their best! There’s something about tasting a cuisine in its hometown, cooked with authentic local ingredients, and […]