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In Search Of Dr Gangubai Hangal In Hubli Dharwad

To me, going to Hubli-Dharwad meant looking for the places associated with music legend Dr. Gangubai Hangal. A little after she passed away I read a newspaper report saying that her house in Dharwad...
Products of Charaka Heggodu

Charaka – Weaving Tradition With Modernity

Visiting a traditional weaving center in most places in India leaves you with mixed emotions. You realize the amount of hard work that goes in producing a simple piece of cloth. You see that...

Following The Tunnel At Ibrahim Rauza In Bijapur

On the second morning of our, Bijapur stays, we started the day with Ibrahim Rauza, which is only about 6-7 km's from Gol Gumbaz but is on the other edge of the city. Now...

Dome Hopping In Bijapur – Tourist Places

Bijapur Tourist Places From the top of Gol Gumbaz, we could see lots of domes jutting out all over the city. The security guide pointed out the main ones and kind of created a mental map...
Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur

Gol Gumbaz – A Reverberating Dome In Bijapur

Bijapur is a city of domes. Wherever I went in the city, there was always a dome in sight. The most illustrious dome is, of course, Gol Gumbaz that stands proudly at one end...

Dandeli – Home of Malabar Pied Hornbill Bird

Spotting the Malabar Pied Hornbill is not difficult if you are in the vicinity of Kali River. That flows through the western ghats in Dandeli in Karnataka, India. One of the about 60 odd types of...
At the base of Syntheri rock, Dandeli

Hidden Inside Dandeli – Monolithic Syntheri Rock

In the middle of Dandeli forests, stands a mega lone giant Syntheri rock like an old saint who has chosen to live in the jungle. And has grown sitting or meditating here. River Kaneri,...
Dandeli River rafting

Dandeli By The River Kali – Places To Visit In Karnataka

Kali is a common name for many rivers that flow across Indian subcontinent right from Nepal to Uttarakhand to MP and Karnataka. Last week I got to spend some time by the Kali River...

Taking Over A Dhaba For Food – Travel Experience

It was the November of 2008 that we took over a Dhaba. We were a group 15 or so couch surfers out to explore the world heritage sites of Badami, Aihole & Pattadakal in...

My World Through Her Eyes – Travel Experience

Traveling is more than site seeing and looking around unknown people. It is about our interactions with the place. That most of the times come through our interactions with people. These Travel experience/interactions leave you...

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