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 […]