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India: the final countdown

After being lazy for a while I finally decided to write the end of my trip in India! Having spent an amaizing time on the Andaman island (Located just 300 km from the west coast of Thailand), Julien, Marie and I made it back to the main land through Chennai. 1,597 more words



Hampi in the state of Karnataka is the most surreal landscape I’ve seen. The place looks like a combination of  the Flintstones, Jurassic Park and Indiana Jones filmsets.   924 more words


Hazara Rama Temple - Hampi

Located in the Royal Centre, the superbly decorated walls of the Haza Rama Temple (also known as Ramachandra Temple) make it one of Hampi’s most impressive monuments. 356 more words


Elephant Stables - Hampi

Having rested for a while in the pretty gardens surrounding the Lotus Mahal, I exited the Zenana Enclosure through a doorway in the east wall which leads to the Elephant Stables. 330 more words


Hampi: A Treasure of Ruins 2

If you have not read the earlier part, please find it on the home page.

On the first day, I saw some temples, stone chariots, queen’s baths, old sculptures, etc. 412 more words


Lotus Mahal - Hampi

Also known as Chitragani Mahal and Kamal Mahal, the Lotus Mahal is located within the Zenana Enclosure of the Royal Centre of Hampi. Within the enclosure are also the remains of two palace basements, three watch towers, a vaulted rectangular structure, and the two storeyed pavilion of the Lotus Mahal. 255 more words