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Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by glmyles

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... 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

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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

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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 ...

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 ...

The Majestic Landscape of Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

The Majestic Landscape of Hampi

A travel blog entry by irelandish

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... ;No, buy me buiscuits”…. unbelievable! (needless to say I told her where to go!) So yeah, I was disappointed to be leaving Hampi after only 2 days, but there were more adventures to be had so it was back on a 12 hour bus to Goa where I would ...

Green Day, Hampi, India travel blog

Green Day

A travel blog entry by maxint

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... as I expected for the money - noisy and wihtout an AC. The road wasn't the best as well. Insteado fo heading directly to Hampi it was going all through Goa to pick tourists from Palolem, etc. The ticket master offerend me to upgrade my sitting place with ...

Bouldering Around, Hampi, India travel blog

Bouldering Around

A travel blog entry by bonja

... rickshaw drivers, we found a delightful little room for cheap, and after breakfast and a shower we headed out sightseeing. Hampi is a bizarre place, the surrouding landscape is made from thousands upon thousands of boulders, with temples and royal ...

Hampi it's getting hotter!, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi it's getting hotter!

A travel blog entry by liz_turner

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Day 2 in Hampi, but still only just able to scratch the surface of this place. So a very hot, whistle stop tour of the vast site by tuktuk. A day lots to see and lots of photos: Monolithic Sasivekalu Ganesh Various temples and associated buildings Rock ...

Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi

A travel blog entry by jab13

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... us from making it a lengthier trip. But I shakily digress. As we drove by rickshaw from Hospet train station to Hampi, I gazed in amazement at streets filled with innumerable other rickshaws, oxen pulling carts, wild pigs, countless stray dogs, tons of ...

First night in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

First night in Hampi

A travel blog entry by zombiemane

When we first arrived at Hampi at night, it seemed rather uninvinting. Narrow and unlit alleyways and nobody seemed to be awake. We looked for a guesthouse, but everything was full and it was too late to cross the river to the other side, where most of ...

Hampi and the Giant Boulders, Hampi, India travel blog

Hampi and the Giant Boulders

A travel blog entry by hils

... that there was a path the whole way up.   We watched again as the sun went down and headed back down to Hampi to enjoy to fried Gobi - yum! The following day was an eventful journey to Gokarna on the coast encountering evil samosas and the ...

Happy in Hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

Happy in Hampi

A travel blog entry by bwulz

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... have and try to see some more sites before I run out of time.  So...I made the decision this weekend to visit Hampi which has been recommended countless times by my friends who have been.  You can read more about Hampi here if you ...

The grass is greener - over the river, Hampi, India travel blog

The grass is greener - over the river

A travel blog entry by meos

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... early morning bath at 8.30am. Morning of temple spotting and locals taking photos of Kirsty meant that we'd covered most of what Hampi Bazaar had to offer until we found the small boat to the other side of the river. Initial feeling of disappointment ...

hampi, Hampi, India travel blog

hampi

A travel blog entry by hotfield

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... . Apparently mosquito borne we have now found we are not alone, the Chicken has been infecting people all over southern India, Nasty chicken that one..... In all other respects everyone is fine, we are enjoying this magical town with it's very ...

Een portugees uitstapje, Hampi, India travel blog

Een portugees uitstapje

A travel blog entry by britatrapman

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... was het overbevolkt met Russen die ongegeneert in hun bikini's liepen te paraderen, zulke watervallen heb ik mooier in Noorwegen gezien. Naar Hampi hebben we voor het eerst de trein genomen, voor iets meer dan een euro zaten we zeven uur in de trein ...

Gokarna and an evil samosa, Hampi, India travel blog

Gokarna and an evil samosa

A travel blog entry by hils

The bus journey from Hampi to Gokarna was quite an experience.  We arrived in Hospet from Hampi to get the long distance bus to Gokarna.  I ate some really dodgy samosas at the bus stand, which I was to regret later. 9.00am we were told the bus ...

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