Sep 212012
 
Birthplace of Hanuman and Temples Of Hampi

Hiking to the birth place of Hanuman near Hampi The Birthplace of Hanuman Temple This is the third post on Hampi with TCPC As we were staying on the Kishkindha side of Tungabhadra, day one was dedicated to exploring the various temples in the area. This part is called Anegundi and is believed to be the capital of empire before Hampi rose to prominence.  Is it not amazing how many towns and cities have had their share of being the capital of a mighty empire and you had to fight mighty armies to reach them, and yet today they [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 092011
 
Around Bhongir Fort Part II

Bhongir Fort On The Rock This is the second post in the Bhongir Fort Series Here is the earlier post about Surendrapuri the museum of Hindu Mythology We parked the car next to the house of Sri’s friend and decided to walk up to the Bhongir fort. Sri’s friend actually works in USA, and was not aware that we are visiting his ancestral home with an American. The ascend to the fort is very steep and within less than 5 minutes I was panting and remembering all the aloo parathans, pizzas and burgers that I have gulped down for [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]