Travel Blogs from Hospet
I have been to the Hampi Festival. I can say that with some pride.....something like I conquered Everest and am here to tell you about it. Well, maybe not that dramatic. My only wish is that I could send you photos of the amazing place and event. The place is Hampi in Karnataka. It is a place of ancient and amazing ruins. The culture of the …
What a performance!! Must say that early morning is not my best time. The guys in our compartment got out about 2am and they disappeared out of the compartment quite a while before the train stopped. I didn't sleep much after that. Sometime during the night the train had changed direction. When we set off I had my back to the engine (though it didn …
We had been warned that Bangalore
was...dirty, loud and crowed. Bangalore was...clean (for India),
quiet (for India) and not too busy (for India) and... bonus
points...people were friendly. Upon arriving at Mass Residency, our
hostel/hotel/home for two nights, we were warmly greeted by two
brothers (Shakir and
Shuaib) after settling in we headed out with
Shuaib and the other guests for a free walking tour of the
local area (yes ...
... Tourists are regularly here in the dry season but it is still a relatively unknown place. We certainly didn't know about it until we arrived. On our first day we looked around the local temples and this turned in to a three hour hike. We were boiled chickens without water and the temples started to become eery with strange characters. After a well deserved shower we paid 10 rupees to cross the river where we had some pancakes with NUTELLA ...
... but seeing as I will be back there for a week I spent the time getting my bearings to help with the jobs I need to do when I am back next week. I was extremely unsuccessful in both booking somewhere to stay and also finding the Chinese embassy but I think I am closer than what I was! We flew the next day down to Goa. I think there are probably more interesting and beautiful parts but we were by a ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service