1 day trip · 4 day trip

Bijapur- Of origami mosques and kite flying

After an overnight bus from Bangalore dropped us in Bijapur one fine morning, and a quick round of freshening up, we hired an auto rickshaw for the day to take us around the historical city of Bijapur. Jamia Masjid/Jama Masjid/Jami Masjid (all names used in various articles of literature) is said to be the largest… Continue reading Bijapur- Of origami mosques and kite flying

1 day trip · 3 day trip

Chitradurga : Of stories of the brave and a cradle for the Gods

The Chitradurga fort is so vast and so filled with interesting information that it's not possible to see all its quirks without a guide. However, if you miss any of them- it's worth a second trip to wander around and find new surprises along the way. The fort is often referred to in Kannada as… Continue reading Chitradurga : Of stories of the brave and a cradle for the Gods

1 day trip · 2 day trip

Mysore : The one not-on-a-package tour

This trip started non-typically. As an extension of an office trip to Bandipur.There I took the safari and saw the Malabar squirrel, spotted deer in plenty strolling nonchalantly, and birds including the kingfisher. The other bus of people were luckier to see a snake(looked like an Indian python) and a couple of them the next… Continue reading Mysore : The one not-on-a-package tour