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Two days in Hampi

So we recently made a trip to Hampi in last week of July with bunch of bags, a bit of research, camera and lots of excitement !! 546 more words


...And When the Rain Clouds Gathered: Encounters with REAL Monsoons!

We were warned ahead of time (Mary was not) and had imagined what it would be like. The real life experience involves being soaked to the bone with no umbrella (or even with), roads becoming rivers in a matter of minutes, and under-water auto rides. 341 more words

Hampi, a vacation

Long time I haven’t written…

Thursday, 23 July 2015.

Just came back home after a long day in office and school. Feel empty and miss again the trips i had in the past. 628 more words


The Tungabhadra river at Hampi, Vijaynagara Empire

The Tungabhadra is a major river in the south Indian peninsula. The once powerful Vijaynagara empire at Hampi is located on the south bank somewhere in the middle of this river’s path. 302 more words


Monolith of Narasimha,Vijaynagara Empire,Hampi

En-route to Hampi, before the climb takes you up the hill on the left hand side of the road is a small path with several vendors selling replica artifacts of the Vijaynagara empire, is a flowing stream which if followed for approximately 100 meters takes you to a view you wouldn’t quite forget in a hurry. 117 more words


Tungabhadra river at Hampi, Vijaynagara Empire

A view of the grand Tungabhadra river as overlooked from the rocks cliff banks. Observe the huge rocks that adorn this place. A truly befitting domain for the grand kingdom of the Vijaynagara Empire. 15 more words


The Satori Chronicles : Laxmi

During my visit to Hampi, I’d heard about the one and only elephant residing there, Laxmi.

She’s a 27-year old elephant who is worshipped at the Virupaksha Temple. 89 more words