Silent Valley Resort
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... the night with all our crazy stories.Next morning, we visited the coffee plantation and trekked a small part of the hill to go river rafting. But as the river was shallow, they cancelled it and took us on Bamboo rafting. Not so impressive as the weather was so hot and we were moving very slow. After that, we took the long ride back to Bengaluru and I directly went to the ...
... gushing down the Drona hills, in front of Veerabhadreshwara temple (deity being Lord Shiva). This meant we had to cross the stream to get to the temple. There were also carvings of elephants, Lord Ganapati, Shiva Lingam and other Gods/Goddesses on the rocks that rendered a celestial aspect to the whole setting.
Hebbe Falls – Phew! Now this is tough – for no words can recount the experience in all its grandeur! Initial stretch ...
... drove to Hassan. Here we stopped to visit an ancient temple, but firstly we stopped at a nearby stall to get some bananas and biscuits for our lunch. The stall owner insisted on giving me a flower chain and put it in my hair. The temple was really interesting. The entire site was carved from dark stone, so you can imagine how hot the surfaces were under your feet in the midday heat! Luckily there was a path of carpet ...
... too so we were quite happy with the place. We refreshed ourselves, had a bath and then left to get some dinner. We had dinner at Eats of Arab. We ordered grill chicken, a mutton biryani, and some rotis. The food was okay. We went back to the room and had a few drinks each. And so ends the fourth day of this trip.
... were some very old inscriptions on the granite mountain that were protected by glass coverings, but in other areas at the temple grounds, there was quite a bit of graffiti.
Touts, vendors, and beggars greeted every visitor at all three sites. Some also followed us once inside the temple grounds being quite aggressive about selling us postcards, trinkets, etc. None of this seemed regulated in any way.
Despite the lack of the kind of management that we ...