Travel Blogs from Hospet
... an ancient swimming pool that was surrounded by repeating patterns and staircases that almost spiraled downwards towards where the water used to be. On the edge was a giant aqueduct system that would have carried gallons of fresh water from other remote part of the complex—it was pretty fascinating considering it was all made out of solid rock! We wandered around the complex for a few more minutes enjoying the breeze that had ...
... br> current tuktuk driver but we soon left him and all was good once
The following day we decided to cross
the river and explore the other side of Hampi. Using the local ferry
service (a tiny wooden boat with a little engine on the back) we past
a bathing elephant and seconds later reached the other side. This
side seemed to consist of more restaurants, cafes and accommodation
but with a more hippy nature. Thinking of heading up to ...
... them so we were guarding our food just in case. Hampi is a very peculiar place and Rose and Rachel commented that it felt like they were on a film set and everything felt staged in someway. Men wander the streets dressed in beautiful clothes with glistening metal attached and target you for a photo then of course ask for money, Rach fell for this! The streets of Hampi are narrow and cows wander the markets expecting people to move out of ...
Continuing the theme of blog posts from modes of transport, this post come from a sleeper bus somewhere near Hampi on the way to Goa. Since my last post we have travelled a long way down through Ahmedabad, Mumbai, down to Goa and then out to Hampi. The end of the tour was wonderful. We had 3 days in Udaipur which gave the chance to have a rest and not be rushing from place to place constantly. It is a ...
... is not there”. A perfect example of putting this all together: a young girl’s resistance to school was explained as “when she school going, crying is there”. My first day back to UBC, crying is there…is possible.
When a child is young, there is pretty much no way to delineate genders. Sometimes the young boys will have longer hair in ponytails and the girls will have brush cuts. They are all wearing bracelets ...
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