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Most Amazing the hairpin bends on the way to Yercaud in the Shevaroy Hills of Tamil Nadu


  • A bird's eye view of the hairpin bends on the way to Yercaud in the Shevaroy Hills of Tamil Nadu 

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  • - Yercaud was ‘discovered’ as a hill station by Scottish planter and District Collector of Salem (1820-1829) MD Cockburn. He visited Yercaud in 1820 and introduced Arabica coffee procured from Africa. After building a small bungalow called The Grange, he completed the first full survey of the Shevaroy Hills by 1827. 


  • - The two most distinctive features of Yercaud give it its name – yeri (lake) and kaad (forest). The British cleared large tracts for coffee, pepper and orange estates, and the hill station’s Tamil name was spruced up to Yercaud.


  • - The highest peak in Shevaroy Hills has a natural cave which is used as a temple for ancient tribal deities Servarayan and Kaveri, and which attracts huge numbers of devotees for its annual festival in May. 


Most Amazing the hairpin bends on the way to Yercaud in the Shevaroy Hills of Tamil Nadu

Source : Raj Mohan