Gir National Park travel guide

Lions at Gir National Park Gujarat

Being a cat lover, I love anything from the domestic cats to the big wild cats. I love taking safaris and visiting the forests just to get a glimpse of these beautiful big cats in the wild. Even though I have not seen a tiger in its natural habitat till date, I have been fortunate … Read more

Sree Someshwara Temple at Shivanasamudra

Sree Someshwara Temple - Shivanasamudra

There are certain places that you visit by chance. It is as though you were destined to visit them and cross paths unknowingly. And this is exactly what happened with Sree Someshwara temple. I had never heard of the temple or seen it before on any internet website, but while driving towards Shivanasamudra waterfalls, I … Read more

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

One day trip to Jayamangali (Maidanahalli) Blackbuck Sanctuary

Jayamangali blackbuck sanctuary

I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that there was a blackbuck sanctuary so close to home, Bangalore. Even though there are many places around Bangalore that are interesting and beautiful, but the blackbuck sanctuary was surely unique and made a perfect one-day trip over the weekend. I visited Jayamangali blackbuck sanctuary a few … 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

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