The Manor Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to their seats. I think one of them was sent to the naughty step..
We finished up, said Goodbyeee and then retraced our steps down. There were a few "Hello Sam"s on the way, I think mostly due to my name being easy to remember and pronounce.
And with that we were back to the bustling car park, and done with the fort.
Lunch was by the roadside. A sloppy curry with no cutlery, and so I made my best efforts with rice, and got a couple of extra chapatis. Next was ...
... the chosen cave temples we were provided with some basic information through the signs placed at the entrance to each cave.
- Cave 16 (Hindu). It is also called Kailash Temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It was carved out of 85,000 cubic meters of a single rock by 7,000 laborers and entailed removing 2,000 tons of rock. Carving was carried out from the acme and worked down to the foot. It took approx. 200 years to complete the cave temple. The temple ...
... in two phases starting around the 2nd century BCE, with the second group of caves built around 400–650 CE according to older accounts, or all in a brief period of 460 to 480 according to the recent proposals of Walter M. Spink. The site is a protected monument in the care of the Archaeological Survey of India, and since 1983, the Ajanta Caves have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Ajanta caves are cut into the side of a cliff that is on ...
... of temples, monasteries and related structures carved into solid rock. Most are impressive for their engineering and construction alone, but become truly incredible when you consider the planning, forethought and artistry that were required to add exquisite sculpture and architectural elements to buildings carved into monolithic rock. These elements are not simply ...
... we took in the sheer brilliance of its engineers from the eighth century AD. What a glorious sight!!!!
As we left Ajanta and Ellora caves behind, we were still dumbfounded by the fact that there were glorious caves here in India. But little did we know that the cave exploration could be continued near Mumbai. After a bit of reading in guide books, we came to know that on Elephanta Island, off the coast of Mumbai, we were to find more UNESCO world heritage ...