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Heritage of Hampi: some high-lights

Monuments and their ruins are fascinating places. The grandeur and the stunning, intricate architecture is expected, but what fascinates me more is the unexpected. The little surprises tucked away in nooks and crannies, the play of light and shadow from certain angles, a tiny carving in a corner that has so many details but is overlooked because we don’t know where to look. 186 more words

Heritage of Hampi- a very Kishkinda kinda kingdom

Hampi- now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, earlier an imperial city and the capital of the powerful and prosperous Vijaynagar Empire during the Middle Ages. 321 more words

Travels- Near And Far

The majestic past.

Up above the horizons, Vitthal Temple.

The ripples carrying the legacy of vijaynagar empire, Tungabhadra River.


Dosas and dinosaur land

​Within days of arriving in India we were ready for some dreadlock spotting in laid-back southern India. Our heads filled with the promise of paradise we set off on our first ever night bus to Hampi. 1,046 more words


Wrapping Up South India

Another sleepless night on the overnight sleeper train and we pulled into the city of Mysore. By this time, Mark had functioning on no sleep down pat and we checked into our room before starting the day. 1,054 more words


Trip to Hampi - A city of ruins, temples and cafes

It’s been 2 years since I have been hearing about Hampi, a place proclaimed as a must visit by many travelers I have come to know through my stay at Bangalore. 2,017 more words


Travelogue - Don't Worry Be Hampi

This would be my best title for my travelogue ever. Thanks to the t shirt quotes I saw over there.

Day 0 – The Great Escape… 2,716 more words