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... embodying seemingly contradictory qualities, the destroyer and the restorer, the great ascetic and the symbol of sensuality, the benevolent herdsman of souls and the wrathful avenger.
Perched a raised platform, the Hoysalewara temple consists of twin sanctuaries connected by an open space. Every surface, interior and exterior walls, floors and ceilings, and ...
... 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 ...
... of water flowing over embedded stones and steep, slippery rocks that acted as trails which took us all of another 30 minutes. Though none of us ever said it all through this ride and consequent trek, the underlying side-note to each of our jokes/cribbing episode was “If we come back alive to tell this story"!
And thus we slipped, walked, slipped further and finally landed on a pathway that showed us one of the most exquisite works of ...
... around the temple. We spent a while admiring all the stunning carvings and then went back to our car to begin another drive to Belur. We left our driver and our flip flops in the car and ran on the hot pathway to Hoisan temple. By this point the ground was far to hot to walk on. Matt ran across it to view different parts of the temple, but I stuck to the carpet laid path. Today had got to be one of the hottest so ...
On Sunday, we woke up quite late (as usual) and were debating whether we should go via Chikamagalur or take up the direct route via Sakleshpur and Hassan. We decided upon Chikamagalur and Sayon and Srishti joined us on a Pulsar. We left around 2 p.m. and reached Chikamagalur by 7 p.m.. The roads were brilliant, especially the ...