Category: Karnataka

An article in Deccan Herald 14

An article in Deccan Herald

An article written by me is published in today’s (07th April 2009) Deccan Herald – Spectrum (the weekly supplement on Karnataka) titled ‘Kaidala: A forgotten marvel‘ – a place I visited sometime last year....

Mandharagiri (Basadi Betta) 6

Mandharagiri (Basadi Betta)

Ask anyone in Tumkur for directions to Mandharagiri, it’s most unlikely that you will get proper details. But wait, now ask for directions to Basadi Betta (or Basti betta), almost everyone knows how to...

Random Photos 3

Random Photos

It’s been a busy days for the past few weeks. That means less time to write. For the time being here are some random photos from my trips in year 2008. Above one was...

SH17 2

SH17

Due to unavoidable circumstances my travels have come to an abrupt halt, except for my trips between Bangalore and Mysore. Here is a video & the route details I tracked using Nokia N79 &...

Kaveri, Kapila and Sphatika 5

Kaveri, Kapila and Sphatika

“Do you want to go on a boat ride? I’ll take you to Sangama, Agasthyeshwara temple and bring you back.” I heard a voice right behind me when I was parking the two wheeler...

Keshava temple at Somanathapura 9

Keshava temple at Somanathapura

Though I’m in Mysore for the last three months, I never stayed there over weekends as I traveled back to Bangalore every week. One fine weekend I had to stay in Mysore and I...