Silent Valley Resort
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Travel Blogs from Chikamagalur
... 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 ...
... statue. It was still early morning when we climbed this, but already we could tell this day was going to be a hot one. The sight on top of the rock was interesting. There were a couple of carved temples and the large Buddha statue (who was naked). The view (of the town below) was worth the climb. There were no shoes allowed when climbing the rock, so the surface was beginning to burn our feet on the way back down. ...
... the Western Ghats. I love the way a road climbs up around a mountain like a creeper around a tree. What can I say? I guess curves turn me on. Anyway, we reached Chikamagalur without incident and headed directly to SK Residency. Sayon had stayed there before and the hotel proved to be decent enough. The owner gave us a ...
... a victory over a neighboring people (the Cholas). The whole temple exterior and interior is decorated with simply stunning and detailed carvings of deities, dancers, musicians, and other figures. The Hoysaleswara Temple took nearly 200 years to construct. Although it was never completed, it is still incredible with thousands of soapstone carved Hindu deities, stylized animals, and sages. The artisans of the sculptures of both temples is really amazing – I ...
... from the Puranas, and geese.
On our way back; we stopped by to taste the fruits sold on roadsides. We had some coconuts to drink and I got a spiced and salted mango to eat which was sour but very tasty.
We only arrived our hotel around 12. We had a light traffic accident during the rush hour in Bangalore just 10 minutes prior to our arrival. We ...