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... didn't help the case.
We woke up to a rainy morning the next day, wondering how the day ahead would be. But we decided to try our luck by going ahead with the sight-seeing plan.
Kalahatti Falls - This was our first stop after getting onto an open Jeep for the day, as we were told that roads leading to Hebbe falls wouldn't accept anything other than jeeps or human feet trekking through ! Kalahatti falls has ...
... 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.
More exploring on Saturday, this time we traveled around 220 km into the countryside outside Bangalore. We took a Karnataka State Tourist Office sponsored bus tour of three famous temples. We left at 630 am on an air conditioned Volvo bus with 40 other travelers - all except us and two others were Indians (the other foreigners were from Serbia and Mexico).
Our first stop was to the town of Sravanabelagola, to visit the world's tallest monolithic statue (so we were ...
... the elephants, lions and horses on the first three rows. In general layout it is like Halebeedu but the whole complex as I said is more completed
There are three large side temples, a large gate complex, marriage pavilion and many other structures. One of these is something our guide pointed out and that was the gravity pillar. The pillar just sits on the base and is not attached by mortar and metal ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Serai Chikamagalur
wonderful staff , clean rooms , excellent food.
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