Kishkinda Heritage Resort
Travel Blogs from Hampi
... that one could easily associate with this erstwhile capital of Vijayanagar dynasty.
Google maps led us to Gowri Resorts on banks of Sanapur Lake in no time and as the owner rightly says, it's "a farmer’s home". A bunch of bamboo huts & tiled-roof rooms along with a cattle-shed amidst the farms. This turned out to be a very comfortable stay made memorable by hospitality of owner, his family & staff (an ...
... clothes, and play with eachother in the water. It felt a little like we were watching a scene from a movie. The colorful saris and sounds of laughter from the families combined with the rising sun and gurgling river created an idyllic atmosphere where, as we have observed many times on our journey, man and nature had again become one. The people here may not have had much, but they had a real connection with their ...
... trying to pronounce the names of all the Hindu gods that graced the various pieces of stone. A group of Indian tourists heard us trying to pronounce some of the names and ended up taking us around to each stone and explaining how to pronounce each one. Once we pronounced a name the correct way they would clap their hands together and smile and nod approvingly. It was fun (and amazing) to see how many different gods they have! It was ...
... be a very trusting, laid back manner about the people that work in the cafés here. I'm not convinced this is totally natural though and feel it may have something to do with one of the many 'herbal remedies' that are readily available! One of the waiters told us everyone should 'get lazy' in Hampi and then promptly went off for a nap! Hahaha! Although it's very amusing, the laid back approach does mean that service can be very slow ...
... the distance. It is quite beautiful. Especially with the villages tucked against the hills and the temple ruins across the river. So naturally we spent most of the time looking at the monkeys.
We sat down practically in the middle of a large troupe of common langurs and just watched their antics. The frequent group hugs they seemed to engage in were adorable. They wrapped arms around one of the tiny babies and just cuddled for a bit. Less cute was the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet