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Hampi Day 13
Ahh a good night's rest and ready for a day of exploring. We rent some bicycles and head off to explore the country side and ruins. It’s a bit of a false start as we get to the outskirts of town in search of a recommended temple but have to get off and walk and carry our bikes at stages, never to find ...
... from my guesthouse. It's the oldest and most principal temple and is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva, Virupaksha being one of his many forms. Next to here is the Hemakuta Hill group of temples. Numerous temples are dotted around this hill and lingas (much like the ones i saw back in Angkor Wat, Cambodia) are carved into the surfaces of the surrounding rock. Probably the most famous of this group of temples is Kadlekalu Ganesha, which houses a 4.5 metre high statue. Ganesha is ...
... fell into a soothing snow drift until I pick myself off the floor and dust myself down.
'Were off to the Hanuman Temple. Fancy a trip?' he said with an ice cream in his hand. I think I muttered 'whatever'.
The mopeds are always a welcome break to the stickiness of the afternoon. Even when we end up following a police 4by4 we don't panic although I did drop back a bit from the guys in front, just in case I needed a quick getaway - no helmet, no insurance, no licence ...
... we'll wait and see. Back on the bus for the last 15 minutes to Hampi, unable to even see out the narrow slit of a window, we still have no real idea what all the fuss is about this Hampi place. All is revealed when we finally arrive and emerge into the early morning hullabaloo of Hampi's dustbowl bus terminal.
Venky is there waiting and helps carry our packs through the baying crowd of rickshaw men and guesthouse reps. We just tell them "Venky is our man". Through the ...
... problems in a lovely, safe environment with massive crash mats everywhere. I'm not very good at it. I also have a problem with actually getting down once I'm up there, probably because I'm inherently scared of heights. If there isn't a really easy route just next to the one I've climbed to get back down on I end up clinging to the wall whimpering, "Guys? Where do I put my feet? Guys? Guys?!" Outdoor climbing is completely different with no ...