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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...