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Photos from Mandharagiri 13

Photos from Mandharagiri

Last time I was at Mandharagiri (popularly known as Basadi betta or Basti Betta), it was an overcast day. It looked as if the sky was ready to open up any time. But this...

Small Wonders: Channakeshava Temple of Tandaga 6

Small Wonders: Channakeshava Temple of Tandaga

There are so many things in life we see on a day to day basis and completely ignore it or goes unnoticed. You pass by them as if it doesn’t exist and notice only...

Escape to the Mountains – Day 2 4

Escape to the Mountains – Day 2

An old post (drafted in Jun 2006) long lost in drafts. Read here the first day’s story. When we woke on day two, we were already behind 2 hours as per our plan. Breakfast...

Desktop Calendar: March 2011 4

Desktop Calendar: March 2011

Painted Stork at Kokkare Bellur | Click here for higher resolution image. Finally PAYANIGA is now on Facebook – feel free to post anything related to travel and photogrpahy. And don’t forget to like...

I Was Here: Malpe Beach 2

I Was Here: Malpe Beach

After a tiring bike ride 450 KMs on the previous day, I was here roaming around on Malpe beach on a Sunday morning. The beach was void of tourists. Only people on the beach...