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... water was blissfully cooling in a tepid bath water kind of way. The fearless twenty something's jumped off the walls with careless abandon while old Mr Sensible here whined about possible underwater obstructions. But I had my chance to display my years of biking experience by showing them how to ride a bike through a stream. It didn't go well. The engine ****** and died as water penetrated the exhaust with gay abandon. With my ego heavily deflated I dragged the bike out of the ...
... enclosed by the mountains of boulders. There is a constant noise of nature, crows and chipmunks going for it during the day and the frogs making an eternal ratchet during night time. Feels nice to be so close to it all and the din at night has worked its way into the pattern of my sleep. The crows can do one though!! Saw my favourite bird this morning of Sri Lankan fame, although this version was a crisp and bright white..the Asian paradise flycatcher! What a bird, the ...
... and draw the curtains. After a stop-start journey through the night, dawn brings us to the town of Hospet, about 11kms from Hampi, for a 15 minute stop. No sooner have I emerged from our berth and appeared in the doorway, than a voice from the scrum of rickshaw drivers outside the bus calls my name. It's Guru's mate, Venky.
Over a cup of chai from a street stall we tell Venky to meet us in Hampi and he can have our business by taking us to our pre-booked guesthouse, after that, ...
... River thankyouverymuch. And here's a handy hint; There's no point in cramming to the edge of the river in an effort to get on the first boat of the day. Hang out up the steps a bit. Usually, during the day, you get on the boat and buy your ticket there but it seems that first thing in the morning they have a tiny stand selling boat tickets so whilst everyone at the water's edge has to rush up to pay their fare, you can casually saunter ...
... that was quite a bumpy start to hampi. people gathered helped us, but all of us were fine, got into a new rickshaw to begin once again
How many days: 2/3 days
Hampi is situated on the banks of river Tungabhadra... you have a choice you can stay on either side of the river. i chose the Kishkindha side for my love for Lord Hanuman
There are ferry available for a meagre ticket cost of Rs. 10 that help you cross the river.
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