Humpi!!!---Perfect trip for weekend gateway
Keep calm and do Hampi in a weekend!
Hampi: The Tale of Vijayanagara Empire
Banavasi - The first capital of ancient Karnataka
Backpacking across the Forgotten Empires of Karnataka
Hampi was traditionally known as Pampa-kshetra, Kishkindha-kshetra or Bhaskara-kshetra — is derived from Pampa, which is the old name of the Tungabhadra River on whose southern banks the city is built.Over the years, it has also been referred to as Vijayanagara (City of Victory) and Virupakshapura....
Hampi: Where rocks whispers...
Stories of Hampi
The name of the place comes from the daughter of Lord Brahma,Pampa who was a huge devotee of Lord Shiva.Upon seeing pampa's devotion ,Shiva grants her a boon and she chooses to marry him.Their Marriage happens on the hemkuta hill ,that's located next to the Virupaksha temple.The story calls hemkuta hill as the heap of gold and it is believed that on the day of their marriage it rained gold over the place.Every year Hampi celebrates the marriage of Pampa and Lord Shiva.The Virupaksha temple is actually dedicated to Lord Shiva in his third eye avatar .That temple has stood through the trials of time ,especially when the city was burnt to ground and the temple stood tall amidst of the fire.Majorly because it was made of granite but for all the mythical believers we could assume that temple was protected by Shiva in his most dangerous avatar....
Aranmula and traditional boat race, Kerala
Japan- Complete Guide to Hakone visit from Tokyo - Hakone Free Day Pass
Fares: Main Attractions on this Trip Sengokukhara Pampas Grass Fields Owakudani - Sulpher Mountains Hakone Shrine Hakone Gora Park - First French Garden Lake Ashi sightseeing cruise Onsens Museums Amazing Hikes Yumoto Kenba - Geisha Show Amazing hotels nestled deep into the mountains with views of Mt Fuji An amazing blend of modern comfort with nature and an experience of a lifetime....
Colours of Hampi
Hampi - An Architectural Wonder par excellence
Land of Kadambas - Banavasi, Karnataka
Enjoy the rural setting, the soothing presence of the river Varada that flows gently nearby and chances are that you might feel the same as Pampa, the famous Kannada poet of the 9th century, who wrote “maridumbiyaagi men kogileyaagi puttuvudu nandanadol Banavaasideshadol” (roughly translated to mean “I would like to be reborn as a bee or a koel in the land of Banavasi”)...
Hampi: Exceptional Venues & Unique Experiences
Hampi: The Forgotten City
The ruins of Hampi
8 Reasons Why Hampi Is So Much More Than Just Ruins
Sabarimala Temple, A Unique Sacredness
First Time Swamy
HAMPI... Symbol of Past Glory and Great Craftsmanship...
Anegundi.. The twin city of Hampi
Hampi: A historical treasure
With the Bouldering plateau,different species of birds and the beautiful paddy fields at the backyard of the Goan corner, it's an amazing location to bring climbers and bird watchers here again and again and allowing them to get to know each other.Other attractions includes a horse size dog named Buzo, hammocks hanging outside the rooms to chill and an open rooftop with Millions of stars to count.Our Hampi trip started with the delightful scene of witnessing the temple elephant relaxing in the sacred Tungbhadra river.During our short 3 days trip,Hampi offered a lot, from Hanuman's birthplace to one of the 12 sacred lakes of India - "Pampa Sarovar", Reservoir on Tungbhadra river, ruins of Vijayanagra kingdom, giant boulder strewn hills,mythological residues etc. but the best was the iconic giant monolithic statute of Lord "Narasimha" which was one of the ten incarnations of lord Vishnu....