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Post-Monsoon Karnatarka and Kerala (INIDA): Hampi

The post-monsoon rain chased me from Kerala to Karnatarka. October is not a touristy season in most of the beach cities along the Western coast until late November. 289 more words


Temple Tales #2: Mystery Unsolved

Towers (built without modern construction equipments), inverted shadows (without mirror or conventional lens), water supply and irrigation system (without electricity), musical pillars and many more technological marvels from 14th century! 384 more words


By the Tree

This ancient tree stands by the Tungabhadra overlooking a bend in the river. Around it are the ancient monuments of Hampi.

Earlier I had witnessed the sacred washing of the temple effigy in the steadily flowing waters and now, with the procession returning, it was time to spend a moment in the shade of this revered tree. 68 more words


From village life to global trotter

Meeting other travelers is always a joy. The walls are removed. Our minds are open. And you connect with each other on a level rarely experienced in our home cities. 457 more words


Top 5 Places I'd love to revisit

Travelling to new places is always exciting, but visiting the places you have already seen before is like reliving the good times. The second time around isĀ an opportunity – to explore the city at a slower pace, enjoy the sights & sounds and savor the local food – and when the trip is about to get over – it feels like leaving one home for another. 587 more words


Elephant bath time in Hampi, India

For a lovely way to start the day in Hampi, set your alarm clock early, and head to the river by Hampi Bazaar (to the point where travellers and locals catch the ferry to the opposite bank, Virupappur Gaddi) for 7.30am. 29 more words