Royal Orchid Central Kireeti
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The Lonely Planet guide was right. There are moments while roaming the 36 square kilometres of ruins and boulders that is Hampi when it seems like another planet. Hampi is without a doubt the most bizarre landscape I have ever visited, being a rugged area of rocky hills and mountains, many of them made of boulders, or at least adorned with massive …
... they understood… We kept walking deeper into the complex until we found an ancient tree that looked as old as the temples were. We took a picture with it deciding it looked a little bit like a slightly healthier Tree of Gondor. We took a few more pictures and slowly wandered towards the main gate to head back to our hotel. At this point we were hot and tired. Temple ruins in the heat can really take it out of you! We took one ...
... it the menu was another welcomed
surprise with a decent selection of home brewed beers and some good
food; we spent a little too much money here to say the least. We did
then manage to squeeze in another park
(Cubbon Park) and some government building photos before
Unfortunately the next morning we left
Bangalore and the friendly brothers to head to Chennai on another
pleasant train in seats this time. Although appearing ...
... our way to the coach we over took Jonah and Saulo in their tuk tuk. Saulo had booked on the same coach as us to Goa but Jonah was going back to Bangalore. Saulo decided he would come with us to Anjuna in Goa rather than travel alone. We keep adopting lone male travellers haha! We stopped for food with this coach and quickly went for a wee as the coaches don't have toilets. The toilets were just open holes in the ground with no lights and ...
... bike and so unexpected. I knew he'd driven motorbikes for years back home so if i was going to ride with anyone, it was him, so i got onto the back and off we went.. I was totally up for an adventure :)
As we drove for hours nearby endless beautiful scenery and small villages where the local children waved in awe as we drove passed, we stopped at a roadside shop for a cold drink. As we stood there, some sipping their old school glass bottled ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service