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From the top of Barkana falls 14

From the top of Barkana falls

As it happens with every trek, the initial excited talks and chit-chat had slowly died down. We had been trekking for more than an hour and the Sun was raising steadily. The long canopy...

Chandragiri: Less known hillock of Shravanabelagola 6

Chandragiri: Less known hillock of Shravanabelagola

For most of the people visiting Shravanabelagola, their purpose of visit starts and stops at the huge monolithic statue of Lord Gommateshvara on top of Vindhyagiri (more commonly known as ‘Dodda betta‘). What most...

Landscapes of Narasimha Parvatha 3

Landscapes of Narasimha Parvatha

I went on a trek after a long time, back to the beautiful western ghats. It was good to be back to the mountains after a long break. Though I have trekked in quite...