Travel Blogs from Hampi, India

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Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by simoncardnell

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I arrive in Hampi after getting a comfortable overnight train that arrives at 8.00am. Hampi looks fantastic, it's quiet with mounds of boulders temple ruins and round rocks perched mystically in the hills. I bump into Adam who I met in Mysore. We clamber ...

Arrive alive in Hospet & onto Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Arrive alive in Hospet & onto Hampi

A travel blog entry by dnaent

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... by the time we were done our room was too (our hotel guy literally yelled across the street to the restaurant). Hampi was a very interesting place, with huge granite boulders piled up on each other; some looked very precariously balanced. And ancient ...

Hampi/Virupapur, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi/Virupapur

A travel blog entry by jlidgett

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... good) roads checking out the various temple. Most impressive naturally was the domineering, fully intact and one of India's most imporant, Shiva temple's on the main Hampi bazaar, Virupashka temple. At 160 foot high, and with nine tiers of carved gods and ...

Steve Drives aTuk-Tuk!, Hampi, India travel blog

Steve Drives aTuk-Tuk!

A travel blog entry by steverino

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... this, Raymond is working hard to learn English, Russian and French from tourists, and to learn the history and symbology of Hampi. An extremely friendly and obviously very smart and determined young man. It's sad to think that the circumstances of his ...

Little Piece of Heaven, Hampi, India travel blog

Little Piece of Heaven

A travel blog entry by indianepal

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... to say about this place, so we'll try to be organized this time.  What have we had here? 1)  Orientation - Hampi, noted as an official World Heritage Site, shows the remains of a medieval capital of the Hindu empire Vijayanagara.  What ...

Nov 05, 2010, Heading to Hampi!, India travel blog

Nov 05, 2010

A travel blog entry by ryanmonk

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HAMPI!!! Yes indeed I went.. lol, Hampi, India travel blog

HAMPI!!! Yes indeed I went.. lol

A travel blog entry by lakshmidevi08

So, just so everyone knows, I def went to Hampi!! ..It was simply a little while ago lol ;-) At that point in our trip it def was the most beautiful place that I had ever seen in my entire life!! I mean picture this.... Lying in your bunk in a very ...

paradijslijke sfeer op historische site, Hampi, India travel blog

paradijslijke sfeer op historische site

A travel blog entry by jeroenlievens

... in restaurant Mango Tree, waar een reuzenschommel je tot aan de waterrand voert. ---- De volgende dag maken we met een gids een fietstocht langs de momenten rond Hampi Eindelijk komt het ervan om de officiële groepsfoto te nemen: ...

Hippies i Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hippies i Hampi

A travel blog entry by julivar

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... taget. Men vi gillar det på något konstigt sätt. Nu är vi i hippieland. I en by som (passande nog) kallar sig för Hampi. Ett gemensamt första intryck var: jävlar vad här var vackert. Ett gemensamt andra intryck var: panik. Och i jakt på hostel ...

Munnar and Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Munnar and Hampi

A travel blog entry by kezandstevie

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... , we were ready to take the long journey north to one of the most popular places on the traveller’s map of India. Hampi. Although I had never heard of Hampi before thinking about this trip, Lonely Planet’s definitive guide places it as the ...

My Living Conditions In Hampi... Eeeeek, Hampi, India travel blog

My Living Conditions In Hampi... Eeeeek

A travel blog entry by warrior_daoist

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... yes. But my main mission was to achieve maximum in my martial arts! I had my mind set to compete in an "All India National Kyokushin Karate Tournament" ...As part of the Bangalore team. But with all this, I felt i was growing weaker physically by the ...

Gettinging the Heck Out of Dodge, Hampi, India travel blog

Gettinging the Heck Out of Dodge

A travel blog entry by annieshoberg

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... that it would be challenge to find one square inch of India that had not been peed on.  By the time we arrived in Hampi, I was achy and exhausted, but hadn’t lost my sense of humor.  I remember the rickshaw driver unloading our bags and ...

Leaving Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Leaving Hampi

A travel blog entry by joelnaoum

We're in Hampi leaving for Palolem in Goa in about an ...

Holy ruins, Hampi, India travel blog

Holy ruins

A travel blog entry by rosietucker

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... users! So basically I funded their habit for the week- only me!! The strangest thing I have seen so far in India happened here in Hampi. Me, Sarah, and a Canadian guy we met were exploring the central temple one day, accompanied by an unwelcome drunk ...

It just looks like a bunch of rocks to me, Hampi, India travel blog

It just looks like a bunch of rocks to me

A travel blog entry by rockaction

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... people, there were only statues. It was reminiscent of what my sister used to do with stuffed animals, except with more people. The rest of my Hampi experience consisted mostly of relaxing by the lake and underground waterfall, but wasn't too ...

Hampi- Day 3, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi- Day 3

A travel blog entry by alanchapman

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... -named because some believe it was the birth-place of the monkey god and, therefore, it is the most important hanuman temple in India. There are 570 steps to the top of the hill where the temple stands, and a great view of the surrounding countryside ...

A walk through 14th Century India, Hampi, India travel blog

A walk through 14th Century India

A travel blog entry by thewayfarer

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... place to stay as it's located just a kilometer from the sites. Make sure you pick the best room.   Unfortunately I missed the Hampi festival by a day but did get to see the dress rehearsal of some of the events.The best time to visit would be from ...

Bazaars, Banana temples & solar gymnastics., Hampi, India travel blog

Bazaars, Banana temples & solar gymnastics.

A travel blog entry by leighton

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... over the Virupaksha temple. Large crowds gather at the riverside, barging, angry policemen, coracle ferries back & forth to Hampi Bazaar. Bursting with colours & heaving with activity, the hindu new year coincides with the solar eclipse. Temple ...

A little adventure, Hampi, India travel blog

A little adventure

A travel blog entry by elasue07

... second image was far more dashing and our companion passed it amongst the chai drinkers with a lot more swagger. When we returned to Hampi a year later there had already been some demolition and we were not sure which of the people we had come to know, ...

An ode to the empire that once was !, Hampi, India travel blog

An ode to the empire that once was !

A travel blog entry by vineethavr

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A Hampi-Lepakshi tour had been on my wish-list for a while before five of us finally decided on a holiday covering Hampi and Kemmanagudi, a hill-station further ahead. As much as we wanted to ensure that hotel bookings for all 4 nights-3 days were done ...

Hampi Easter and Pitty Pat Gets Weeded Out!, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi Easter and Pitty Pat Gets Weeded Out!

A travel blog entry by peterconnor

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... night. Hampi is a beautiful ancient temple town with the Vittala Temple being the showpiece and architectural highlight of Hampi's Vijayanagar ruins. The landscape is quite surreal and when the giant boulders meet the tropical palms and rice fields it ...

Hampi-a city of ruins and rocks, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi-a city of ruins and rocks

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg

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Our train to Hospett (nearest station to Hampi) was a sleeper train even though we were travelling in the day. This was really quite fascinating. I think we had good seats as we had the 2 seats at the side of the train. In reality we had a lower bunk and ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by edinburghb

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13th-18th February Our onward journey to Hampi (after some fun involving train waitlists) involved a slightly dramatic entrance onto the train. The train was due to leave at 7.50 and the first bus left Palolem at 6.30, should be plenty of time we ...

Boulder city, Hampi, India travel blog

Boulder city

A travel blog entry by glyn

..to ...

Temples and boulders at Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Temples and boulders at Hampi

A travel blog entry by becky_woodward

... mushroom with the boys we met in Gokarna, which ended up being not such a good idea as too much rum means staying in Hampi far longer than intended. Although we stayed longer than we should, this place had a lovely feel and a lot of fun people which made ...

Happy in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Happy in Hampi

A travel blog entry by charlottemork

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... holidays, is that you have to take advantage of the short amount of time you have. And that's exactly what we did here in Hampi. We hired 2 auto drivers, and spent the day exploring every site there is to see. We saw temples (lots of temples), tombs, ...

Reggae River Restaurant!, Hampi, India travel blog

Reggae River Restaurant!

A travel blog entry by warrior_daoist

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... nbsp;      As we got to know each other better and better, we made plans to try and make some "business" in Hampi, i could not but be interested, if there was a chance to make some money, I sure was going to do it. One day a storm ...

A step back in time, Hampi, India travel blog

A step back in time

A travel blog entry by ruthiucsd

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... fortifications, baths, markets, aquaducts, pavilions and stables for royal elephants. After rooftop yoga this morning, we went to see Hampi's live mascot, Laxmi, the blessing elephant. For the small price of one rupee, Laxmi blessed each of us on our ...

Last day in Hampi, hampi, India travel blog

Last day in Hampi

A travel blog entry by whinger

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... around to catch up on some old sights & sites.... We ended up climbing  a mountain at the bottomend of the Hampi bazzar... Just for the views.... They were spectacular if not tiring..... I'll pop upsom photos when we settle in Goa... Tomorrow we ...

Arrival in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Arrival in Hampi

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... to the guesthouse after that.  I noticed a menorah on the fence as we passed by some shops and restaurants.  Hampi is a favorite Israeli backpacker destination I read somewhere.  As far as the rest of the day, I have little ...

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