Tag: History

Bangalore

Begur, which gives Bangalore a piece of its history

A visit to Begur in Bangalore Starting the new series on Bangalore with a post on Begur, a ...
BadamiKarnataka

A visit to Badami caves

There is something magical about a road trip. Only a magic wand can transform dry dusty villages into ...
AnegundiHampiKarnataka

Anegundi – relics from the past

A couple of langurs greet us as I listen to my guide Virupaksha gush about his hometown. “ ...
BlogKarnataka

The Old Dwarasamudra – Look beyond the Halebeed temple

A riot of colours interrupted my  journey. The golden sunflowers nudged each other as they carelessly tossed their ...
BlogKarnataka

The story of how Dwarasamudra became Halebeedu

The villager gives me a vacant look when I ask him the route to Dwarasamudra, the 11th century ...
Blog

Welcome to Pallava cave hunting

A small rusty board brings our car to a sudden halt. Surrounding us are lush paddy fields set ...