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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...

Fog filled Jog Falls 11

Fog filled Jog Falls

I have been to Jog falls quite a few times, but not in monsoon. When I visited Jog falls last October, the presence of fog made that place completely mesmerising. Layers of fog floating...

Pristine Kundadri Hills 6

Pristine Kundadri Hills

During my four day trip to places around Shivamogga and Chikkamagalur, I managed to pay visit to Kundadri hill. It was almost four in the evening when we reached Kundadri village at the foothills....