Travel Blogs from Hospet
... in a long hallway just outside the main gate and were even offered some lunch by an Indian family having a picnic! They were very sweet to us.
We all piled in the Auto to head back to our little guest house nestled next to the small village of Hampi. We thanked our driver and went in to cool off in our room. We hung out for about an hour before deciding that we wanted to roam the streets a little bit. The architecture was ...
map, Chennai proved to be very different to Bangalore. When we
finally arrived at our hotel we were not so warmly greeted with an
abrupt grunt and we quickly missed the surprisingly cooler
temperatures of Bangalore as Chennai's humidity drove us crazy. A
mini adventure (walking up the street) was all we could manage before
giving up on finding a decent cafe and returned to our hotel to make
better use of time and plan Australia. Shamefully to ...
... of breeze blocks in front for privacy-or not! We kept look out for each other just in case. We clambered back on to the bus which was ridiculously uncomfortable and would later break down in the pouring rain. It was eventually fixed after a lot of banging and we got to our destination, Goa! Just to let you know the photos on my blogs are iphone photos but i will try to upload my main camera photos at the end of my India trip as they are much ...
... we heard a loud sound of strumming steel tanks, bells and rattles, people celebrating and singing in the distance, and before we knew it, we were standing right in the middle of a village feast in celebration of Hanuman (monkey god).
Hanuman is believed to be a reincarnation of Shiva and is highly respected here, so many temples are in honor of him and his influence still stands as you see monkeys absolutely anywhere you stand, be it a roof of a ...
... to see and do things I would never have access to in Canada and have been forced to think outside the box. All the staff at Samuha were amazing to us by feeding and housing us, chauffeuring us around, bringing us coconuts when we were ill and doing everything they could do help us out. The fact that 35 people attended our send off to sing us songs and sing our praises says it all. This was definitely a monumental experience and now I am off for some leisure time to recover.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking