Travel Blogs from Hampi, India

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Exhausting day / Anstrengender Tag, Hampi, India travel blog

Exhausting day / Anstrengender Tag

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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25.12.2013        Hampi, Indien        Km: 42921        Exhausting day / Anstrengender Tag Thanks to the Italian Connection, and some calls and SMS, I know ...

Temples and BHANG lassi, Hampi, India travel blog

Temples and BHANG lassi

A travel blog entry by travelwithjorg

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... trees and big boulders of rock along a river. If this is not reason enough to go here that the beautiful temples may be. Hampi is a very relaxed town and you can see it immediately when looking at other foreigners. Everybody is chilled out and enjoys the ...

Ein untergegangenes Koenigreich wie im Maerchen, Hampi, India travel blog

Ein untergegangenes Koenigreich wie im Maerchen

A travel blog entry by reisenachinnen

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... wir dem wunderbar entspannten Goa entkommen konnten. Mehr und mehr glasige Augen sprachen uns von dem "maerchenhaften" und "magischen" Hampi - irgendwann widersteht man selbst in der besten Haengematte nicht mehr. Auf also nach Osten, wieder mal eine ...

Templemania in Hampi, Hampi, Karnataka, India travel blog

Templemania in Hampi

A travel blog entry by timreis

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... more temples in golden light.  (I've had to promise R not to take us to see any more temples in India.) This morning we left Hampi (our journey to the station by Rickshaw was absolutely freezing as I was just wearing a short-sleeved shirt ...

A step back in time in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

A step back in time in Hampi

A travel blog entry by davidflood

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Travelling to the town of Hampi proved more exhausting than expected. We left Baga on a 5.30am taxi to Madgaon from where we caught a morning train which 8 hours later left us in a town called Hospet, followed by a 30 minute tuk-tuk to Hampi to top ...

beautiful Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

beautiful Hampi

A travel blog entry by justinlipinski

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story coming ...

The Mystical Boulders of Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

The Mystical Boulders of Hampi

A travel blog entry by clrglobaltrek

... hundred eyes watching your every itch, sip, slurp, scratch and sigh. You do get used it to, but when I first arrived in India, I felt rather self-conscious. However, there are times when you wished that the use of personal space was understood as it is ...

HAMPI, Hampi, India travel blog

HAMPI

A travel blog entry by mark1979

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... in his red t shirt and waiting to take us to the ferry near Hampi Bazaar. Waving and dancing it will be an endearing memory of India. Travelling in a rickshaw is another joy in life that I will miss when I get back. Dropping us at the river he wished us a ...

Temple time, Hampi, India travel blog

Temple time

A travel blog entry by liamandsam

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... 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 ...

The Past Comes Alive in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

The Past Comes Alive in Hampi

A travel blog entry by cstarkweather

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... day in Hampi finding accommodations, napping and eating, knowing that we had a few more days to see the MANY historical sights. Hampi was a bustling city of over 500,000 people by the 15th century. It had many opulent palaces, temples, baths, markets, ...

Bedrock (aka land of the flintstones), Hampi, India travel blog

Bedrock (aka land of the flintstones)

A travel blog entry by mellowmantaray

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... Hampi as we hopped off the coach to find our muddy soggy bags waiting for us on the ground. Our first impression of Hampi was that it's pretty amazing, you'll understand why from the photos. A small village surrounded by strewn boulders amongst a muddle ...

Blessed by an Elephant, Hampi, India travel blog

Blessed by an Elephant

A travel blog entry by leahb82

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... can be a quite stressful experience, though it has yet to get the better of me. The guidebook I've been using describes Hampi as 'bewitching', and I can't really think of a more suitable word for the place. Imagine massive hills of boulders among palm ...

Magical mystery tour, Hampi, India travel blog

Magical mystery tour

A travel blog entry by ridgway

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... to myself! after six mystical days in paradise it was time to board my train and leave this awe inspiring oasis behind. hampi will forever remain a major highlight on this journey and i only hope that some day i'll return to discover what dynasties ...

Hampi!, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi!

A travel blog entry by emilynics

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... in weeks there was no engines, no chaotic traffic just the peaceful slow pace of uninterrupted Hampi Life. Hampi is the most important religious site in India (as well as Varanasi). All Hindus should make the pilgrimage to Hampi once in their  ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by mylifeinasia

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Ouah ! Hampi est vraiment magnifique ! Entouré de ruines, de multiples temples, des palmiers partout, des paysages dignes de décors de cinéma, des beaux couchers de soleil. On n'est pas déçu du voyage ! On loge dans un petit bungalow, ...

Twice blessed in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Twice blessed in Hampi

A travel blog entry by moronsontour

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... view of rice paddy fields from our porch.  Very oddly, there is a classic car club doing a tour of India camping at Hampi down by the river. Here's me artistically draped on one of their cool cars Their camp is AMAZING ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by lathajoa

I don't feel as though I am India, this place is sooo chilled out - there are ancient ruins, rice paddies, banana plantations, a river and we are staying in a really cool place with hammocks outside our doors! visited the ancient ruins and on the way ahd ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by stubo

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... ride for 3 hours which was nice - but that is all! We ate a very cheap thali and i have been battling with a sore throat so have had plenty of Hot Lemon Ginger Honey! Tomorrow i say goodbye to Hampi and Amber for another overnight journey to ...

January, Hampi, India travel blog

January

A travel blog entry by moolander

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... the river against a backdrop of several hundred festival goers also having their morning wash in the river - only in India lol. We stayed in Hampi for a few days and then moved onto a place called Badami which someone had recommended for its caves ...

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

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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, ...

Hampi et Goa, hampi, India travel blog

Hampi et Goa

A travel blog entry by clemstef

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... , des temples, des palais, des marchés, des réservoirs d’eau et des murailles. Un royaume existait ici auparavant, Vijayanâgara (Hampi). Fondé au début du XIVème siècle, cet empire qui fut l’un des plus grands empires hindous n’a ...

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

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... 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

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... 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 ...

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