“Some beautiful paths cannot be found unless one gets lost”Continue reading “Uneven Pavement”
“You can’t discover a new ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.”Continue reading “Pirate’s Cove”
“I tried cooking dinner with wine today; It did not go well …….
After 5 glasses, I forgot, why was I in the kitchen to begin with”
If u fall pray to this deadly virus ; do not panic find urself a quiet place, rest, laze, chill n enjoy the next 10 to 15 days towards puberty, a new life. A whole new world is there waiting for you
So they sayContinue reading “C19 – A Consequential Experience”
Hassan district was the seat of the Hoysala Empire which at its peak ruled large parts of south India with Belur as its capital. Halebidu as its later named as the capital during the period 1000 – 1334 CE. The district is named after the Goddess “Haasanamba”; the presiding deity of the town.Continue reading “Halebidu – Belur Circuit”
I moved to Bangalore for work. In middle of the pandemic, when the world was indoors, my luck took me to this to the country’s high-tech industry, Bengaluru is popularly known as the Silicon Valley of India. Not just this, the city is blessed with mesmerizing natural beauty too, owing to its location on the Deccan Plateau. Bengaluru provides a unique share of experience on both the urban and the rural unexplored region around it. When tired and in search of serenity, there are plenty of places to visit near by. Here is a list of few destinations that one can travel in a day. The only way to send quality time in a pandemic is to be away from people., from the crowd, and from anything and everything that can be accessed by the human race.
Here are few offbeat weekend getaways that I will be able to explore in the few months I am in BangaloreContinue reading “My Weekend Getaways from Bangalore”
Hassan district is a home to 19th-century French missionaries, who have left a mark on the architecture of the region. One such region with a discernible French hangover is the village of Shettihalli. This is offbeat in every sense of the word and holds secrets that once unraveled and enthrall any traveler.Continue reading “The Sunken Church”
Chitradurga Fort or as the British called it Chitaldoorg, is a fortification that straddles several hills overlooking a flat valley in the Chitradurga District. Believed as impregnable with seven lines of concentric ramparts, Chitradurga is a unique picturesque hill fort. True to its name, this fort offers stunning views and a calm, tranquil environment.Continue reading “Chitradurga Fort”
A quick-to-make healthy and delicious South-Indian meal smothered in a coconut milk with vegetables and a choice of meatContinue reading “Chicken Stew in Coconut Milk”
The ruins of its Kittur fort, as they are now, best known for the heroic resistance of its queen, Kittur Chennamma, against the British. The fort was built by Allappa Gowda Sardesai, the ruler of the Desai dynasty between 1650 and 1681. It was held by the Desai Marathas, as well as Rani Chennamma, a lingayat woman warrior of Karnataka who revolted against the British in 1824.Continue reading “Kittur Fort”
While the road infrastructure has drastically improved from the days that one would have desired to accomplish this journey over a weekend and comfortably; I still feel, the best way to complete this journey is to do it in about 2 and 1/2 days. A two day trip can be a stretch but nevertheless, it can be achieved in a day tooContinue reading “Bombay to Bangalore – an absolute weekend drive”
Karnataka (abbr. KA) originally known as the state of Mysore was formed on 1 November 1956. Karnataka is a state in the south western region of India. It is the largest state in South India and seventh largest in India. While Karnataka doesn’t have a very long coastline, it has some of the most beautiful beaches in India. Some of the popular beaches are Karwar, Gokarna, Murudeshwar, Malpe, Ullal and Mangalore.Continue reading “Explore Karnataka”
Maharashtra (abbr. MH) is a state in the western region of India which occupies a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. Maharashtra was formed on 1 May 1960.It was formed by splitting the bilingual Bombay State, which had existed since 1956, into majority Marathi-speaking Maharashtra and Gujarati-speaking Gujarat, respectively.Continue reading “Explore Maharashtra”