Somnathpur revisited

>Date of travel: 1st August 2009Place: Somnathpur, Karnataka My first visit to Somnathpur temple was brief and the place was mesmerizing enough to long for another visit. Somnathpur is at a distance of about 35 kms from Mysore (45 mins drive) and presents innumerable opportunities to experiment with the camera and light. The carvings here […]

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.

Somnathpur Keshava temple and Nanjangud Nanjundeshwara temple

Any travel plan I conceive of these days is centered around Architecture, more precisely on Temple Architecture. I think this new pursuit is a natural consequence of my recent interest in the Medieval History of India (550 – 1526 AD) combined with my inclination towards photography. Before undertaking some grand travel plans to visit some […]