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Temples of Tamilnadu – 2009 Big trip – Part II


This is Part II of the 2009 Big trip where we covered the Temples of Tamilnadu. >>>Part I of the 2009 Big trip – covering Andaman & Nicobar, Port Blair & the Havelock Island trip is at this link The long drive part of the trip started from the 24th of Sep 09. The route […]

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5am to 5am – Uchangidurga, Santhebennur, Shantisagara, Koolahalli, Bagali


Synopsis of the trip: Started from BLR at 5am on 2nd Aug 09. Returned to BLR at around 5am on 3rd Aug 09. Total distance covered on the Odo: 823kms Main places visited: Huchangidurga, Santhebennur, Shantisagara, Hallimallapura, Davanagere, Kulahalli & Bagali. With Sangeetha off to Chennai for a couple of days, I had planned to […]

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Kukke Subramanya & Kumara Parvatha; a drive and trek


We came back today (26th Jan 09) after an unforgettable trip spread over 3 days, drove 690kms from Bangalore to Kukke Subramanya and back… and trekked for a total distance of 26kms to the top of Kumara Parvatha. Kumara Parvatha (KP) is the second highest peak in Karnataka after Mullayanagiri and is considered to be […]

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Belief – A trip to Kebre


“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible."-Stuart Chase. A very good friend of mine underwent a brain surgery late last year. Though the tumor was removed, he has not recovered his vision even after 9 months. Initially the doctors were somewhat positive, saying that though […]

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Shivaganga, a sunday in the sun.


First the basics: [1] This is a good one-day weekend trip from Bangalore. Total distance from Airport road to Shivaganga and back was 142kms on the odo. [2] Only equipment needed will be a pair of sneakers for a comfortable walk [people even climb up barefoot or in normal footwear], caps, sun-glasses and a liter […]

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Tirumala, Tiruchanoor, Vellore and Sripuram. Hathi Singh Temple, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque & a Haveli in Ahmedabad. Chamundi hills, the big Nandi and Lalitha mahal palace
The MacLehose Trail – Hiking in Hong Kong 5am to 5am – Uchangidurga, Santhebennur, Shantisagara, Koolahalli, Bagali An incomplete guide to Hoysala temples ;-)
Temples of Tamilnadu – 2009 Big trip – Part II Trainspotting at Dudhsagar. Melkote and Srirangapatna, a day trip.
Chembra Peak, Meenmutty waterfalls, Himavad Gopalaswamy betta. Mysore, Byalukuppe, Madikeri, Bhagamandala, Talakaveri, Dubare. Kadapa, Pushpagiri, Gurramkonda & Horsley hills.
Trekking in the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thoovanam Waterfalls. Gurramkonda, Vontimitta, Siddhavatam, Brahmamgari matam. The Elephant & the Tiger – Hathi Bhata & Ranthambore trip.
Havelis & Mosques – Ahmedabad old city Trek from Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri… after 13 years! Brahmagiri , Irpu falls – A trip and trek.
Kotilingeshwara – A quick little trip. The legend of the Golden Garland – Gandi Kshetram A Long walk, Monsoon, Leeches, Wildlife & Railway History.
5 years with the Xing… Shivaganga, a sunday in the sun. Incredible Rajasthan ! – A 2320 kms road trip, without reservations.
Chandragiri – Relics of the fallen empire. The shore temples of Mahabalipuram Pranlal Bhogilal Vintage Car Museum – Autoworld
Weekend drive to Srikalahasti. Belum Caves, 1 day , 700kms. My brush with the ‘Yamdoot’ :-)
Flying High – Ballooning @ Jaipur. Andaman & Nicobar, Port Blair & Havelock Island – 2009 Big trip – Part I London Dreams ! – London, Warwick, Windsor, Stratford, Hampton, Cotswold, Oxford – Jan 2012
Abhaneri, Rajasthan – A Sunday Drive from Jaipur… Hampi – The city of victory… A weekend trek to Mukurthi Peak near Ooty.
The Bhoot bungalow trip – ACMCC Trip II Kukke Subramanya & Kumara Parvatha; a drive and trek Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highforce waterfalls.
A Dream Trip to Disneyland A DIY Story: Home Audio Speaker Boxes in a Car ??? Yes!!! A DIY (Damp It Yourself) story: DynaMat, FonoMat…Yoga-Mat ????
7 days of driving around Karnataka – Temples, Hills, Forests, Caves, Ruins, Forts and Highways A Tra’Village’ – Farmhouse visit. Is this most haunted place in India ? – Bhangarh, Rajasthan.
Search for the perfect sand dune – Osiyan, Khimsar and Nagaur trip. Chennai and Kanchipuram Ruins in the Jungle – IIMA MCC Trip.
Belief – A trip to Kebre Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary & Rann Riders resort – Dasada. Adalaj, Modhera, Patan & Sidhpur – Vav, vav – Wow!
Masinagudi, Ooty and Coonoor. HAL Aerospace Museum & Heritage Center. Bangalore. Angsana Oasis Spa & resort.
IIMA Campus – Nature Walk.


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