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... t just a cool name, it literally is where the royal elephants used to live and train! It was a massive set of gargantuan stables that was surrounded by a huge flat field where the elephants used to roam, play, and train. Lauren and Katrina were feeling the vibe and struck up their best yoga poses on the lawn (much to the locals delight) before we headed into the house to explore it. The stalls were huge as you can imagine, and ...
... us much to marvel at. After the Palace we drove up the mountain side to pay respects to the Shri Chamundeshwari Temple before watching another day fade away with a burning red sunset. (Side note: without a watch, calendar or at this point no real knowledge of the day of the week let alone the date it is refreshing to just count your moments based on getting ready for your next adventure, their memories and the stunning sunrises and sunsets along the way. I challenge you all ...
... the monkeys a short walk from the temple. We spent several minutes watching the common langurs perform parkour style acrobatics around the ruined temple grounds. They would sprint across the road, bounce off a railing and sail through the air into a tree branch with enviable skill and grace. Monkeys are awesome.
We tried to walk back along the river front, but a section of muddy rice paddies proved insurmountable obstacles. I tried to walk along the ...
... us. Taking the 10 hour night train from Bangalore to the northern part of Karnataka State, we arrived to a spectacular landscape of boulder-strewn hills and rice paddies that once served as the capital for the ancient (1336-1570) Hindu empire of Vijayanagara. The Tungabhadra River bisects the area and over 500 ruins of temples, monuments, palaces, and other royal structures are scattered over an area nearly 26 sq km. Hampi has become a major ...
... is worshiped in an ashram at the top of the hill. Hampi is full of tourist cafés and even though I love indian food it's time for a break as the restaurants are stocked with 'western' accessories. They show films in the evening. We try to find a place that runs 'laughing yoga' sessions but it's not running at the moment. The places is so quiet and relaxed I could stay longer but move on to find a beach in ...