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A Backpacker's Paradise - HAMPI !!!

A flair to travel and a shoe-string budget is not something that should ever stop you to live your dreams, especially if you are in this part of the world. 353 more words

Travel Diaries

Virupaksha Temple, Hampi

Virupaksha is a form of Shiva and has other temples dedicated to him, notably at the Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, another World Heritage Site. The temple was built by Lakkana Dandesha, a chieftain under the ruler Deva Raya II of the Vijayanagara Empire. 84 more words

Tears of joy as I walked down the hill

Hampi is so beautiful. I will try my best to describe you this place to share the impressions and the spirit with you. So just imagine a landscape with palms and big rocks, a calm river in which Indians taking bath and lot of old monuments which mark the landscape. 853 more words


India lives for today

My time in Mysore is over and I decided to spend 3 days in Madurei before my journey to Delhi starts.
So being a well-structured German, I went three times to the bus stand last week and asked for the bus to Madurei. 560 more words


Where do I park my elephant?

Flashback Friday: a small pocket of the Royal Centre of Hampi, Karnataka, India. Hampi owes its UNESCO world heritage status to the mass of ancient buildings, dating to mostly the 14th to 16th centuries, when Hampi, then known as Vijayanagara, was the capital city of the… 147 more words