The first time I visited hampi was in 2016, the first long ride of my life. From kerala to Banglore on the first day and from Banglore to hampi on the next. Roads from Bangalore to hampi has some awesome off-roads and me and my friend took everyone we felt to take. That trip was a life changer for us.
Hampi in those days wasn't that famous, and reaching there was a bit difficult. As we were new to that place we couldn't visit much because we didn't know where to go. So after three years I went back to hampi alone for the new year.