Travel Blogs from Hampi, India

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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 ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by enj0incubus

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... . It spread rapidly and didn't respond to anti allergens. Most of us had it for severalo days after we returned making our lives miserable. For me it didn't take away from the magic of Hampi and I would go back there in an instant if given the ...

Temple-tastic tour day!, Hampi, India, India travel blog

Temple-tastic tour day!

A travel blog entry by robdy2k

... rained pretty hard that night, the place was soggy and the locals were dealing with what looked like a surprise soaking.   Hampi has a real village feel despite being a town with lots of life everywhere... cows on the street, the usual array of ...

Hampi - Day 1, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi - Day 1

A travel blog entry by alanchapman

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... their property in case they were demolished in further clearances. The intention is to rehouse the occupants at a place halfway between Hampi and Hospet but, apparently, the new houses hadn't been ready in time when the first lot of clearances were ...

Hampi - place of temples, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi - place of temples

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim

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... history of India telling us about things from as far back as 3000BC and other various things that had happened in India from the settlements, the different people conquering the place and how they had watering holes, handwriting and many other advanced ...

ATMOSPHERIC DIGS, Hampi, India travel blog

ATMOSPHERIC DIGS

A travel blog entry by tezzatravels

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... us on the night journeys. Those five nights in effect were five days of travel overland. The sheets were fine. The a/c worked. Good job, India Rail.   My B Team compatriots were happy to refer to me as a colonial, Guru. The roads to start were good. ...

HAMPI, Hampi, India travel blog

HAMPI

A travel blog entry by bpx805

... belonging to the old glorious city. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi. According to statistics of 2014, Hampi is the most searched historical place in Karnataka on Google. The empire boasted of a ...

Not Interesting: Ignore, Hampi, India travel blog

Not Interesting: Ignore

A travel blog entry by laurenw_is

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Author: Steven   Seriously. This entry will bore you to tears. Just ignore it. Tomorrow's is better as we actually did stuff and things.    We had breakfast at Ever Green Restaurant. It's the only one on this side of the river that people ...

Jaw dropping scenery of Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Jaw dropping scenery of Hampi

A travel blog entry by scoutandabout

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... dogs, cows, buffalo and the other road traffic. There are 2 main sites, Vittala temple and the Royal Centre, but the whole of Hampi is dotted with various temples and ruins. We rode as far as we could go to Vittala temple and then caught a cute little ...

Hampi - templomvaros, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi - templomvaros

A travel blog entry by masni

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Puszi, megerkeztunk Hampi-ba templomvaros, vilagorokseg resze! 450 km bent a parttol, igazi India. Gyonyoru es kedvesek az emberek. Buszut.... Hat tenyleg alvos busz volt agyakkal... Katasztrofa, egy percet nem aludtam:) ja, a szallasunk tetejen van joga ...

Indiai breakfast igazi!! Kaveval;), Hampi, India travel blog

Indiai breakfast igazi!! Kaveval;)

A travel blog entry by masni

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Legyen egy kis europai is ...

No comment :)), Hampi, India travel blog

No comment :))

A travel blog entry by masni

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The Special town of Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

The Special town of Hampi

A travel blog entry by noakahner

... and Banashankari after Lunch. OR- stay in Badami for 2 nights (will need to hire a car from Hampi, approx 4 hrs)   -Mango Tree- favorite restaurant in india -Bamboo Chill Out restaurant Moonlight: Best local dinner in town-If you take the main back ...

The land that time forgot, Hampi, India travel blog

The land that time forgot

A travel blog entry by pompeygirl

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... of the local community, who are fighting the plans, which are likely to go ahead within the next year. A river runs through Hampi and early one morning it was reinforced that redundancy was a postive life event (not that I needed convincing by this ...

Hampi, Virupapura, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by kenziertw

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... dry nor strict vegetarian! We ate at the hotel - good food & service. Tuesday 8th We crossed the Tungabhadna River to Hampi, traditionally the birthplace of Hanuman - the monkey god - and hence the source of all monkeys. We visited the Halls of ...

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