100 Stories of India

100 Stories of IndiaSouth IndiaTelanganaWarangal

Places to see near Warangal

The journey became the destination. As we went on a road trip from Hyderabad to Warangal, we drove through different ...
100 Stories of IndiaRamappa TempleWarangal

A visit to Warangal Fort and Ramappa Temple

The Pesarattu Dosai arrived piping hot on my table. It was golden brown in colour, garnished with onions, and was ...
100 Stories of IndiaAndhra PradeshAraku Valleycoffeecoffee plantations

Wake up and smell the coffee in Araku Valley

It was a hot and dry afternoon as we took the road from Visakhapatnam towards Araku Valley, located in the ...
100 Stories of IndiaHassanHoysala TemplesKarnataka

Five Hoysala temples not in the tourist circuit

“Hoy Sala ” ( Strike Sala ! ) said the guru Sudatta Muni to his student , Sala who was ...
100 Stories of IndiaHoysala DynastyHoysala TemplesKarnatakatemplestumkur

Kaidala, home of a master craftsman

My tryst with the Hoysala Dynasty started innocuously when I went on a weekend getaway to Hassan over a decade ...
100 Stories of IndiaBelurHassanHoysala DynastyHoysala TemplesKarnataka

Twin Hoysala Temples of Marale and Mosale

Some of India’s best-kept secrets are not found on a map. Tucked away inside golden fields with lotus ponds surrounding ...