Vijayshree Resort & Heritage Village
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... bazaar ruins of Hampi, it was easy to breathe and easy to imagine that time hadn’t passed over these sites, but that we were actually witnessing these incredible constructions at their peak! It was fun.
Our next stop was actually 3 stops in one. We had to buy a ticket for a small fee to enter. We purchased our tickets and headed into a giant temple complex that housed three beautiful sites: the tiger temple, the ...
... please be in my photo. Full family photo shoots both including and excluding me went on for over 20 minutes before I was exhausted of posing, holding babies, squatting, standing, sun glasses on then off then being traded with guys glasses. Man o man I never want to be a celebrity. It was pretty humbling! Finally, with my camera back I was able to snap a few shots of the temple before walking to the main bazaar and looking around. This place has a serious back packing ...
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 ...
... We saw one cow casually chewing on a broom in a shop which made us giggle. The cows also leave presents of poo around the streets which Rachel failed to see and she squished her flip flop in it good. Luckily a market lady handed her a bucket, told her it was good luck and pointed her to a tap-stinky! Surrounding the town are giant boulders that come together like mountains and nestled around the 30km area are ruined temples and statues ...
... based around a massive lake which we went out on for a sunset boat ride. We then travelled by bus down to Ahmedabad where Gandhi lived for 15 years. I think it was mainly an overnight break of the long journey down to Mumbai but was a very interesting stop to see Gandhi's ashram. We then took a long (but double decker) train down to Mumbai the next morning. The others took the chance to go and explore ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet