Vijayshree Heritage Village
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... been like to see the ancient bath being completely filled with fresh water overshadowed by a stone overhang that had long ago disappeared. Queen’s bath was a short stop before heading to the last stop of the day. The Lotus Mahal.
To get to the Lotus Mahal we had to catch a golf cart that took us about a half a mile down a dirt road that was lined by ancient stone pillars. To the right and to the left, smaller temples ...
We had been warned that Bangalore
was...dirty, loud and crowed. Bangalore was...clean (for India),
quiet (for India) and not too busy (for India) and... bonus
points...people were friendly. Upon arriving at Mass Residency, our
hostel/hotel/home for two nights, we were warmly greeted by two
brothers (Shakir and
Shuaib) after settling in we headed out with
Shuaib and the other guests for a free walking tour of the
local area (yes ...
... Tourists are regularly here in the dry season but it is still a relatively unknown place. We certainly didn't know about it until we arrived. On our first day we looked around the local temples and this turned in to a three hour hike. We were boiled chickens without water and the temples started to become eery with strange characters. After a well deserved shower we paid 10 rupees to cross the river where we had some pancakes with NUTELLA ...
... but seeing as I will be back there for a week I spent the time getting my bearings to help with the jobs I need to do when I am back next week. I was extremely unsuccessful in both booking somewhere to stay and also finding the Chinese embassy but I think I am closer than what I was! We flew the next day down to Goa. I think there are probably more interesting and beautiful parts but we were by a ...
... br> With this being our last week, we have been invited to a bunch of social dinners. Two were with Samuha employees and one was a very random engagement at the home of a woman heading up the Koppla town ladies rotary club. For this event we had no idea what to expect or why we were invited. We toured her house (mandatory for every home visit) and they stuffed us sick (mandatory for every home meal) and then presented us with gifts (optional). We felt awfully guilty as we had ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet