Category: Karnataka

Kaidala & Jakanachari 9

Kaidala & Jakanachari

When one hears the name ‘Belur‘, next set of names or words that follow are – Channakeshava temple, Shilabalikas, Halebidu, Hoysalas, King Vishnuvardhana, Jakanachari. Off the list, the last one is less known –...

Images: Mysore Palace 9

Images: Mysore Palace

It’s Dasara (Navaratri) & festive mood in Mysore. Whole city is lit up. Exhibitions, sales, concerts. I managed to roam around in the city in the evening. Here are few photos of Mysore Palace...

Enchanting Melkote 14

Enchanting Melkote

When we started off towards the temple town ‘Melukote’ (Melkote or Yadavagiri or Yadugiri) on a summer day, to be greeted by the misty morning. Our prayers for the same climate went in vain...

Digest: Ride to the West Coast 3

Digest: Ride to the West Coast

An unforgettable journey Places visited during the four day bike trip to West Coast * The beginning* Belur* Yagachi Dam* Sringeri* Agumbe* Around Udupi – Malpe beach & port, Bengre* Udyavara beach* Kunjarugiri and...

Kokkare Bellur: Revisited 19

Kokkare Bellur: Revisited

Visited Kokkare Bellur again, 15 months after my first visit. There were not many birds this time. Painted Storks were around 20-25 in number. Pelicans were very less in number. I counted 7 or...

A Coracle Ride Across The River Kapila 8

A Coracle Ride Across The River Kapila

“Come saar, I’ll take you to the other side of the river. It’s safe to play in water & take bath” called the boatman, while we were looking for some place on the crowded...