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...

Desktop Calendar: January 2009 4

Desktop Calendar: January 2009

Wishing all the readers of payaniga a very happy and prosperous new year 2009. Click here for higher resolution image. Background Photo: A lake on the way back from Somanathapura to Mysore. Godspeed.

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...

Travelling on the bus top #2 4

Travelling on the bus top #2

I had posted couple of photos taken from the bus top – journey between Hosagadde and Kargal in Shimogga district. During my last visit to Sharavathi valley (in Feb’08, we trekked from Kanoor to...

A dip in River Kosi & short visit to Nainital 0

A dip in River Kosi & short visit to Nainital

It’s not easy to attain or reach good things in life. And so is to reach Binsar. As I’ve said before to reach Binsar one has to travel six to seven hours by road...

Zero Point at Binsar 10

Zero Point at Binsar

The most recommended place in the Binsar area is Zero point which is located inside the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. The view point gives a glimpse of 300 KMs of the mighty Himalayan range. We...