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The land of temples with a rich history recognized as one of the UNESCO world’s heritage site of India.It is located in the ruins of Vijaynagara. 791 more words


Happy New Year - 2016

As december approaches, every youngster thinks of where and how to celebrate New Year. I’m in the phase where in I have realised New year doesn’t change much in your life expect you age and resolutions which you make (which we tend to forget sooner or later).  947 more words


Hampi: Many Wonders and The Mango tree

Hampi, one of the most visited towns in Southern India is home to a number of heritage wonders.  On the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites, the ruins of Hampi include temples, palaces and market places all of which are spread across an area of 25 square kms.   297 more words


Where the stones tell a story-II

In my earlier post on Hampi, I had mentioned about this erstwhile 14th-century imperial capital which is a great place for visitors to have a glimpse of the long-lost Vijayanagara Empire. 1,533 more words

Historical Ruins

Temple Courtyard

This picture was taken on a Saturday when most of the villagers of Hampi were gathered to celebrate three weddings at the Virupaksha Temple.


Where the stones tell a story-I

Tucked away in a remote village in the Tungabhadra basin in Central Karnataka’s Bellary district, lies a place that captured my imagination when I first set foot in Bangalore, eight years ago. 2,234 more words

Historical Ruins

Riding River Baskets in a Thunder Storm

Realizing that I only have one month left in India has left me restless, fuelling my inner adrenaline junky. To my “say yes to everything” travel motto, I’ve added on, “the more extreme, the better.” Anything that will allow me to feel this place acutely before I leave it. 860 more words