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Good Housekeeping

This scene of a young woman sweeping the floor was taken at Hampi Bazaar. The avenue of buildings date from the 14th or 15th centuries.


Hanuman Temple

The Anjana Matha Temple, Anjanadri Betta,  can be seen on the summit of this hill that stands just to the north of the Tungabhadra River. The temple is dedicated to Hanuman. 17 more words


Kadebakle or Kade Bagilu – Hampi’s Iron Age Ancestor

The enigma of India’s geography is it decides where to rain excess and where to keep the land parch.  If you are in the west coast of Karnataka you see all around lush green vegetation, thanks to the Western Ghats that blocks the flow of monsoon to the hinterland and allow the maximum shower within the narrow strip of the plain and the ghats itself.

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Travel to Hampi

Hampi. I couldn’t help but giggle, the first time I heard the name. I first heard about it from a friend, and then another friend, and it was always there in the back of my mind. 1,004 more words


Evening Bathe

This is one of a series of black and white conversions of photos taken on my travels in India. We have seen pictures from here before but I make no apologies for revisiting Hampi on the Tungabhadra River especially as this evening scene with villagers bathing is one of my favourite memories.