Backpacking in Warangal

>Date: 27th June 2009 Place: Warangal, Andhra Pradesh I woke up at 10:00 AM on that Saturday and as usual day-dreamt for about 30 mins before finally getting out of bed. Over the week, I had this plan to back-pack someplace within 200kms of Hyderabad, but the week had been hectic and I procrastinated till […]

Hampi – Day 3: Stepped tank & Hospet

An account of my three day vacation at Hampi, Karanataka. The last day I used for visiting the smaller attractions of Hampi and Tungabhadra dam in Hospet.

Hampi – Day 2: Vittalaraya Temple

An account of my three day vacation at Hampi, Karanataka. The second day was mostly spent in photographing the beautiful Vittalaraya temple.

Hampi – Day 1: Virupaksha Temple

An account of my three day vacation at Hampi, Karanataka. The first day mostly went in visiting the Virupaksha temple and surroundings.

Chitradurga Fort

We started for the Chitradurga Fort at 5 AM. As we neared the fort we passed through two huge gates – apparently the fort has 7 levels of fortification (hence the name “aelu suttina kote” in kannada) and each of this gate is the entrance into a level of fortification. The old city of Chitradurga […]

Chitradurga – Day 1

We took the ‘Karnataka Gramina Sarige’ bus to Chirtadurga from Bangalore bus stand at 8 AM. This bus takes a total of 5 hours to cover a distance of 200 kms. My ex-colleague and friend, Vikas, a resident of Chitradurga was to receive us at the bus-stand, he ended up playing host to us for […]