Silent Valley Resort
Travel Blogs from Chikamagalur
... we had ever laid our eyes on – a mist-covered, layered waterfall in all its strength and brilliance majestically smiling at the howling mortals who just didn't know how else to express their delight J. Rains became stronger by then and we poor drenched souls had no suave technology to get good snaps taken without camera lens getting wet!
Once all the mandatory photo-shoots were done, we walked back to the Jeep and spent some good ...
... 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 practicing Hindus or Jains. Also at the Hoysaleswara Temple, there were a couple of men with sticks and whistles who attempted to manage visitors – keeping people from climbing on the temples, away from some precipitous inclines, and continuing to move along.
There was very limited interpretive information available for visitors – only at the Jain site were there explanations about some of the features of the temple and statue. Guides ...
... should never drink a water from a bottle without a securely wrapped mouth. The same applies to glass bottles with metal lids.
Suncream is an essential, particularly when you are visiting open temples.
Slippers, hat, sun scream, and carry a light jacket in the car as you may get cold like me to go from sweaty to air condition straight away.
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking