A complete travel guide to Hampi

A complete travel guide to Hampi

Hampi is surely one of my most favourite destinations in Karnataka. It is the place to be if you love ruins, history and culture. I have visited the place twice already and both the times I have learned something new. The vibes and the way the town has just stuck back in time are the … Read more

UNESCO World Heritage Site Rani Ki Vav, the Queen’s stepwell

Rani Ki Vav, Queen's stepwell

Are you a sucker for architecture and history? Are you one of those who chase the UNESCO world heritage sites? Then Rani Ki Vav must be on your list. It is one of the most spectacular sites I have ever seen. The architecture and the carvings at the stepwell are truly spectacular and I would … Read more

Hazararama Temple, a temple narrating Ramayana

Hazararama Temple, a temple narrating Ramayana

Hazararama temple is another temple, after the Vitthala temple, that is my favourite among all the monuments in Hampi. The temple has amazing architecture and has a story to tell. I was amazed by the intricate details of the carvings and how beautiful the temple is with so much of craftmanship. PIN for later reference … Read more

Photo Diary of Vitthala Temple

Photo Diary of Vitthala Temple

One of the most spectacular monuments in Hampi is the Vitthala temple complex. It is the largest and stands out. I have visited Vitthala temple twice and both the times I have found new things to see and explore. Vitthala temple is surely a must visit when in Hampi. In this post, I would like … Read more

Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple, deity worshipped by Lord Rama and Krishna

Sculpture inside Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple

Melkote is a religious town that has some of the very beautiful temples of Karnataka. It is just around 150 kilometres from Bangalore and hence makes a perfect one day trip. Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple is one of the main temples of Melkote town. I always wanted to go to Melkote but unfortunately every time … Read more

The spectacular Modhera Sun temple

The spectacular Modhera Sun temple

Imagine the sun setting behind a Sun temple. The dramatic colours of the sky with a spectacular temple structure in the foreground seems straight out of a movie. The scene is something that can only be felt and seen and any words to describe it seems less. And this is exactly what happened when I … Read more

Antargange Trek

Antargange Trek

After planning and rescheduling many times, I finally made it to the peak of Antargange hill. It is one of the treks that I always wanted to do and was on my bucket list for Karnataka, but for some reason or the other I couldn’t do it. Even though the Antargange trek is famous for … Read more

5 places to see Milky Way in India

5 places to see Milky Way

Are you one of those who love stars, planets and anything in the galaxy? Then I am sure you are in love with Milky Way as well. The first time I saw the Milky Way was when I was camping in the Western Ghats. And instantly I was in love with it. I had never … Read more

One day trip to Melkote

One day in Melkote

Melkote has always been on my bucket list for Karnataka. I had heard so much about the beautiful temples in the area but unfortunately, every time I planned, something came up and I never ended up going. But this time around, I was adamant and I planned for a one day trip from Bangalore to … Read more

ISKCON at Mayapur

Isckon Mayapur

One of the most interesting places I have visited is the ISKCON at Mayapur. The vibes and the mood of that place was something that can only be felt rather than described. I visited this beautiful place a few years ago and it had devotees from all around the world, mostly westerners. The aarti that … Read more

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