Category: Travel

Virupapura: A tale from Ramayana 9

Virupapura: A tale from Ramayana

Virupapura hillock & the stone mantapaVirupapura, one of the few places that I have visited countless number of times, is a tiny village which has a story linked to Ramayana. Situated around 75 KMs...

In Search of Tippu Drop 5

In Search of Tippu Drop

Last journey of year 2007 & my first visit to Nandi hills. Travel plan to Nandi was decided on the previous day at 9.30 PM. And our plan was to reach the top by...

A Visit to Mallalli Falls 7

A Visit to Mallalli Falls

Previous: Kumara Parvatha We woke up to witness a beautiful & peaceful morning. Rain God was in a good mood & we were spared from getting drenched. We repacked our backpacks, thanked our hosts...

In Mysore 2

In Mysore

As the subject says, I’m in the heritage city of Karnataka – Mysore, on an official visit. As I’m going to stay here for 3 to 4 weeks, I’m looking for places to visit...

Digest: Trip to Wayanad – 2006 1

Digest: Trip to Wayanad – 2006

Journey to Kerala – Bangalore to Guruvayur and back to Wayanad Day 1 in Wayanad – Lakkidi view point, Pookoot lake, Karapuzha dam, Edakkal caves (Ambukuthimala) and safari & night halt at Muthanga wildlife...

A Sprint to Gopalaswamy Betta 20

A Sprint to Gopalaswamy Betta

Mid June. Clear Sky, with scattered clouds. Rains were due in this part of the country. And we decided to pay a visit to Himavad Gopalaswamy Betta (Betta in KAnnada means ‘Hill’). Four of...