GB’s Blog 9 Nature is the best disinfectant. There are no two opinions. Sunshine and fresh air are the best disinfectants, and free! Svanir architecture and layout, over one acre of extensive tree cover, adjacent to the greenery of a Wildlife sanctuary meets the criteria. We have three, independently placed twin cottages. Each room is […]
GB’s BLOG 8. WORLD RE- BOOT DAY IDEA On this day, exactly a month ago, I had suggested this idea in GB’s Blog 5 and sent a link to this over email to many friends and some institutions who/ that, I thought, may perhaps carry the idea forward. WordPress statistics show that on this and […]
GB’S BLOG 7. PRISONER OF SCHEDULE We do not realize that our life has actually become a timetable of do’s and don’ts. Starting from our toddling days when we have to take our food, sleep and play according to a set pattern, down our teenage school life, through our adult work life and finally in […]
GB’s BLOG 6 WORLD RE-BOOT DAY 25th March – FOR ONE MONTH “There’s a kind of rush, all over the world today, All over the world you can hear the sound of nature in love…. ….so listen very carefully, get closer and you will see what I mean, It isn’t a dream…” (My apologies to […]
GB’s BLOG NO 5 CORONA CLAMPDOWN With the welfare of our house guests in mind, we joined in with the preventive measures taken by the State of Odisha by suspending all bookings till April 2020. To be sure, we also had in mind the health of the youngest member of the Svanir family – baby […]
Following state government’s directives regarding containing the spread of COVID-19, we are temporarily suspending our homestay operations. Stay Safe and please do your bit to stop the spread of the virus.
Our gardens are full of larvae of moths and butterflies at the moment. As they voraciously devour new leaves, it’s a constant battle to refrain the urge to remove them from the plants.
“With no hands, with no feet, the gentle snail climbs the tree”. Yoruba proverb. This cute life form was spotted one afternoon – July 7th, 2019 to be precise – trying to climb the rough railings of the ramp to the dining hall. I was fascinated. With tiny hands, or are these its feet? and […]
*“La Dolce Far Niente.” Oftentimes, we have to disconnect in order to re-connect; disconnect many aspects of one’s present life-style so as to recall and re-connect to pleasant, often fading memories, feelings and emotions. In so doing, we find that we achieve a long lasting mental and therefore, physical boost. When did you last stay […]
Orchids that bloom during rains at Svanir From GB’s keyboard……. “Where do I begin To tell the story of how great a love can be The sweet love story that is older than the sea The simple truth about the love she brings to me Where do I start…” Should I begin from the beginning? […]