Karnataka

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Ancient capital towns of dynasties in Karnataka – 11

India is a land of many cultures and every dynasty has left its mark on it . In Karnataka alone, ...
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Ancient capital towns of dynasties in Karnataka – Part one

Mysore, Coorg, Hampi, Badami, Bijapur, Belur , Halebeed – what do they have in common ? They are not just ...
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My first bird watching experience at Galibore

  “Shussh”, whispers the naturalist, as I rummage through my backpack a little noisily to pick up my pair of ...
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Pattadakal – Temples built by queens, not kings

The red craggy sandstone cliffs form a rather stark background against the sky, accompanying me on my journey. Occasionally the ...
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A visit to Badami caves

There is something magical about a road trip. Only a magic wand can transform dry dusty villages into picturesque fields ...
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Sculptures of Shiva in temples of South India

Almost every temple in India is either dedicated to Shiva or Vishnu and their consorts. While every temple has a ...