Bijapur, Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole and Hampi- SOLO
2500 kms of Road Trippin’ through Bijapur -Badami- Aihole-Pattadakal-Hampi-Goa from Mumbai
A thousand years solo journey in three days: Day 1 : Bijapur
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Rendezvous with the Queen of Deccan
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Heritage-site hopping weekend
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The Dome of Echoes
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Golgumbaz Golgumbaz in Bijapur is the important heritage monument in Karnataka and is the second largest dome in the world built by the Bahamani ruler Adil shahi.The architecture is unique with four minarets leading to the top of the dome.One of the amazing feature of the dome is the acoustical system.The sound produced in low intensity from one end can be heard at the other end of the gallery.Even the faintest whisper around the dome echoes several times....
A thousand years solo journey in three days: Day 2: Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole
ROAD TRIP - MUMBAI TO TIRUPATI VIA HAMPI
An awesome bike trip 13 days 3000kms ...... home state welcomed me with rains and home city with much much more .... was so thrilled .... a trip that took me thru ancient temples dating 1000 of years.... to the great monolithic Nandi ..... buddhist stupas ..... dense jungles to see a peacock dancing impressing his mate ... scaled the hills .... drank the mountain stream .... dark caves where bats reside .... underground shiva temple .... bath at the conjunction of the two rivers .... to some off-roading .... played hide and seek with the rains ... lost track to the vegetation like hansel and gretel..... been chased away by the fog ... to the curious villagers ... and lots more ..... thanks to lord a trip worth remembering for years to come...
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Goa_ Where all hearts sings one tone.
Goa has a long history of rulers dating back to the 3 rd century bc when it was the part of the mauryan empire .goa has been ruled by numerous rulers Silharas,Kadamdas,Chaukyans , kings of Deccan,kings of Vijaynagar,Adilshah of Bijapur and last but not least the Portuguese who were the most sucessful of them all .The Portuguese came in 1498 ans were the the first Europeans to set foot in India , they soon established a trading colony for the sole purpose of dealing with spices and cotton and later ended up ruling the state when the portuguese admiral alfonso de albuquere defeated the ruling Bijapur kings on the behalf of a local sovereign. ...
The Vellore trip
The Fort's ownership passed from Vijayanagara Kings, to the Bijapur Sultans, to Marathas, to the Carnatic Nawabs and finally to the British, who held the fort until India gained independence.Jacques de Coutré, a European traveller in the region during the 1610s, stated that “We arrived in the city of Belur, which is also walled, with two walls of stone, and is more than two leagues in circuit, with very deep moats full of water....