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Bride & Groom

……and having seen the temple bells in yesterday’s post, here we see one of the happy couples as they step out of the temple ready to be greeted by family and friends.


Temple Bells

I came across the Virupaksha temple bells in a dark corner while following a wedding party around the temple. A peaceful corner on a happy, noisy, wind band sort of Saturday when most of the village had gathered to celebrate three weddings. 10 more words


Post-Monsoon Karnatarka and Kerala (INIDA): Hampi

The post-monsoon rain chased me from Kerala to Karnatarka. October is an off-season for tourists in most of the beach cities along the Western coast until late November. 289 more words

Women Traveler

Story of Mahanavami Dibba, Historical platform for Dasara Celebrations at Hampi, from Vijayanagara times - Part1

Year: October, 1514 AD

Place: Entrance of Royal Enclosure, Vijayanagar (Current Day Hampi)

Event: Mahanavami (Dasara)

Myself (Rama Shastri), my wife Manasamudra and son Abhicharaka reached the venue in a bullock cart at around 11am from a nearby village Uttarapuram. 1,202 more words


Hampi - A Travel through Time

Hampi is an old book whose pages are torn off except for the last few. It is like a book with a sad ending but all pages except for the ending are lost. 1,456 more words