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... leading to Hebbe falls was decent enough; and then it gave away to a muddy stone-filled clearing that lasted for nearly 90 minutes' drive. A bumpy ride that had us clinging onto the Jeep rods all through, it was made more than worth it with the stunning view around us – foggy forest, occasional sight of misty mountains far ahead, dismally low visibility and the tranquil silence of unruffled Mother Nature.The only indications of human ...
... 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.
... how such craftsmanship was accomplished in an era of without today’s modern tools and amenities.
We had Indian tour guides at both of these temples, who in English spoke about the history and various interpretations of the figurines and carvings. They were very knowledgeable and the information was quite interesting, but it was clear that we needed more time to learn the history of these famous temples and about Hinduism, which was so richly represented in ...
... hit from the back so the car plate has dropped on the floor, I guess these are small causalities in India.
Both in Chennakesava and Hoysaleswara, I would recommend you get a local guide. For foreigners the cost for around 30-45 minute tour is ₹350, and it really worth it. As you arrive, the guides will come to ...