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Tungabhadra Mono

The Hampi site on the River Tungabhadra is a dramatic landscape strewn with huge boulders and with fascinating ancient architecture.

This misty evening scene seemed to work quite well as a monochrome, so some re-editing proved to be worth the effort.


A Hymn that is Hampi

Day 2: Of Hampi’s Hidden Treasure Caskets

The morning brought monkeys to our rooftop. Inside, we tried to make route plans for the day with the travel guide book that we bought from Hospete railway station. 1,851 more words


Hampi - A very brief history

Hampi was the capital city of the ancient Vijayanagara empire. It was chosen so, because of Hampi’s strategic location – being surrounded by the river Tungabhadra and hill ranges made it an easily defensible place. 301 more words



Happened to go on an amazing trip to Hampi last year. Taking a peak at the pictures, it took me back to the amazing vibe the whole journey carried. 47 more words

Hill top Shrine: Evening

In central-south India lies the state of Karnataka and here we are in the vicinity of the wonderful World Heritage site of Hampi. This shrine is the Sri Prasana Virupaksheswara on a hill top next to the Malyavanta Raghunatha Temple. 21 more words


Hampi, Karnataka (2nd part)

The Virupaksha Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, stands out because is practically intact amid surrounding structures that lay in ruins. More importantly, it is considered the main center of pilgrimage in Hampi. 156 more words