Category: One day outing

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...

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...

Kaigal Falls 13

Kaigal Falls

Just when guilt was creeping inside for not being able to visit a single waterfall this year, Srikanth suggested visiting Kaigal falls, a less known falls in Andhra Pradesh hidden inside Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary....

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 –...

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...