Travel Blogs from Hampi, India

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Hampi Adventures, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi Adventures

A travel blog entry by claireanddave

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... spiritual stuff that we don't seem to be able to take on board. It is unlikely that we will be returning from India as Hindu converts.  Hampi will take some topping. It really is a great place to visit. It's another one of those places that people ...

Palolem- Nature's nest-Badami-Pattadakal-Hampi, Goa - Badami - Hampi, India travel blog

Palolem- Nature's nest-Badami-Pattadakal-Hampi

A travel blog entry by syam0312

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... have gone through the previous night and felt very happy that we made it to Badami.Around 4 pm we started our journey to Hampi via Kustagi,Munirabad,Harlapur,Sanapur and finally arrived at Virupapur Gadde, 136 km from Badami around 6 pm.    Our ...

Very serene amidst the ruins and the boulders, Hampi, India travel blog

Very serene amidst the ruins and the boulders

A travel blog entry by tipep

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... century and wild giant granite boulder formations that seem to go on forever, rice paddies and banana plantations. The little community called Hampi Bazaar, located south of the river, is where we stayed for the first 2 nights. This place is crammed with ...

Hippy Heaven, Hampi, India travel blog

Hippy Heaven

A travel blog entry by ben.taggartryan

1

You can forget Font or Stanage plantation, Hampi has got to be one of the best places to boulder anywhere in the world. I had heard before i got here how the whole city is just one huge boulder field but nothing could perpare me for what is actually here. ...

Tour de Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Tour de Hampi

A travel blog entry by donna.greg

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... by the beauty continually surrounding us. As beautiful as it is it is hot and draining. We ride back to town for lunch and we don’t leave, the Hampi lifestyle absorbs us again as we get sucked into the chilled rooftop restaurants. This is the life ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by wizandjeremy

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... we ditched our bikes at the hire palce and spent the afternoon at the Mango-tree cafe, relaxing away our grumpiness. Our time in Hampi, however, was relatively brief and at 5am the next day we headed back to the train station to get our 6.30 am train, ...

the sights at Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

the sights at Hampi

A travel blog entry by sfk

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... also appears very hilly; the hills are without exception massive piles of massive rocks. Granite granite granite. No surprise that Hampi is a climber's paradise. Sadly I won't have any firsthand knowledge of it, due to my ankle (apologies to Chelsea, to ...

Magical!!, Hampi, India travel blog

Magical!!

A travel blog entry by donna.greg

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... , and shift to another chill out restaurant, actually called "Chill Out Café", for more of the same, dinner and watch Zim almost beat India in cricket. It’s an incredibly chilled afternoon and evening and some much needed sleep is on the cards! ...

Rocks and some more temples, Hampi, India travel blog

Rocks and some more temples

A travel blog entry by mattandnicole

55

... worth it. It wasn't just the temples and ruins, it was the dramatic natural landscape too that was truely magical. Hampi has become a bit of a backpacker hangout, with the guide book saying many people stay for weeks....just hanging out and cruising ...

Worlds of Heavenly Hampi- Siff Sleeper bus collide, Hampi, India travel blog

Worlds of Heavenly Hampi- Siff Sleeper bus collide

A travel blog entry by donna.greg

15

... to a horror story. More about that to come. The day is begun with a short walk up Hemakuta Hill on the doorstep of Hampi with incredible panoramic views of the town and surrounding areas. Not only are the views breathtaking but it’s quiet and so ...

Every step gets us closer to Nepal..!, Munnar, Goa and Hampi, India travel blog

Every step gets us closer to Nepal..!

A travel blog entry by janeglover

... you have an old bum Phillipa, or even saggy for that matter). Am assuming that Munnar is perhaps most sexually frustrated town in India? Munnar was a holiday place for British high society (may explain the weird bum fetish) during the time of the Raj, ...

Trainspotting - first Indian train, Hampi, India travel blog

Trainspotting - first Indian train

A travel blog entry by meos

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... rickshaw drivers we arrived in Hampi Bazaar surrounded by guest house owners we settled on one owned by India's answer to Peggy Mitchell. A quick jaunt to see what Hampi had to offer was cut short by savage rabies dogs chasing us out of a temple. The ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by glmyles

1

... ruins of another temple and monolithic Nandi (Shiva's bull) statue on another, where the hill rises. The incredible thing about Hampi is, not only the ruins of temples with incredible carvings in very good condition often, but the fact that the landscape ...

Boulders, Hampi, India travel blog

Boulders

A travel blog entry by bfaulman

24

I am sitting at the World Heritage Vittala Temple ruins in Hampi, Karnataka which was once the capital of one of the largest Hindu empires, the Vijayanagar Empire. For me the most interesting part of temple is that portions of the columns which support ...

Happy in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Happy in Hampi

A travel blog entry by keelypark

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... floor. Heaven. All that is missing in this picture is a nice cold beer but alcohol (and meat, happily) are banned in Hampi, because of the religious significance of the place. The detox is probably doing us good. Highlights of Hampi include: being chased ...

De relax entre palmeras y templos, Hampi, India travel blog

De relax entre palmeras y templos

A travel blog entry by patoysandrix

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... . The bus journey was quite terrible (again coffin) but at the end we realized that it worth it, what an amazing place, Hampi! Lovely landscape, massive rocks, palm trees and old temples, where one can get lost for hours and be delighted with the views. ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by tonicastells

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Kipling es deuria inspirar en aquest indret per escriure el llibre de la Selva i aixo que no he vist ni tigres, ni ossos, ni panteres, ni serps pero te la magia i l'encant suficients per haver inspirat a mes d'una dotzena d'escriptors. Es un lloc ...

Cows Touts and Temples, Hampi, India travel blog

Cows Touts and Temples

A travel blog entry by michelle05

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... I need a fricken backyard sometime soon so I can make my own jungle hehe *** 10 hours later *** The thing about Hampi is it's supposed to be like "old India" or the "real"India. When you look around it kind of is, but its better outside the town. We ...

Foto's!, Hampi, India travel blog

Foto's!

A travel blog entry by britatrapman

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... bij de schoonouders. Toch hebben ze zich er bovenop weten te werken in de toeristenbussines die zo belangrijk is voor Hampi. Ze verhuren kamers, internet, verkopen wat kleren, zij geeft kookcursussen, maakt henna-tattoos, hij gidst en ze hebben ook nog ...

Happy in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Happy in Hampi

A travel blog entry by eddim

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Another longish drive from Goa to Hampi but with the beautiful scenery of Southern India it went by rather quickly. I'm not sure what I expected to see landscape wise in South India but I’ve been pleasantly surprised how tropical it is.  There ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by backpackinbawds

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After twenty hours on public transit, we were extremely excited to arrive in Hospet (the closest bus station to Hampi).  A fellow passenger advised us to stay in Hospet and just visit Hampi in the day. The initial excitement was quickly ...

Temple time, Hampi, India travel blog

Temple time

A travel blog entry by liamandsam

27

... boulders perched precariously in piles amongst lush green banana plantations and coconut palms. This scenery and our first glimpse of Hampi was incredible. Despite the beautiful surroundings we were still in beach mode and weren't keen to race around the ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by rose-and-david

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We loved Hampi, it was a real highlight of our travels around India. Hampi was once the capital of the mighty 14th century Vijayanagar Empire which was destroyed 200 years later and abandoned by its people. Its temples and ruins are scattered over a vast ...

When Giants play with marbles!, Hampi, India travel blog

When Giants play with marbles!

A travel blog entry by lommy

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... people staying there. They were just vile to be honest. They were rude and arrogant and unpleasant to the people working there. Hampi has strict noise regulations after 10pm and they ignored these every night and made noise til god knows when every night, ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by bernadtom

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... middle of the rice fields with palm trees.... Just beautiful all the way. After, there is the arrival in the small town of Hampi. You can see the temples from a distance but I can already say that after Kajuraho, I will be difficult to impress. What ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by ana.k

temples and rice ...

Endlich Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Endlich Hampi

A travel blog entry by alexgoestoasia

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So ich habs jetzt nach 3 Wochen endlich geschafft Goa zu verlassen und bin jetzt in einem kleinen Dorf namens Hampi. Scheint nett zu sein, ist aber extrem heiss hier. ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by andymohan

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... few days here. Andy's Factfile: Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka, on the banks of the Tungabhadra River in India. Hampi is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara empire. Possibly predating the city ...

Temples and Boulders, Hampi, India travel blog

Temples and Boulders

A travel blog entry by mericanomad

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Hampi:Boulders and Temples We took an overnight train to Banglore, the IT capital of India. We planned on getting a train to Hampi that same night, but the train was full so we had to spend the night. Banglore represents modern India ...

Hampi - the last weekend in India, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi - the last weekend in India

A travel blog entry by kmartadventure

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For our last weekend in India, Emily and I went away to Hampi, a town in Central Karnataka known for it's incredible ancient ruins. Around town, palm tree forests, rock mountains, and huge boulders create a beautiful landscape that is great to walk ...

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