Tagged: Karnataka

Melkote – Not just for piligrims 13

Melkote – Not just for piligrims

I was doubtful till the last minute about the weather. Unseasonal rains pouring in and around Bangalore were the main cause for my worries. But thankfully weather was on our side till the last minute. We started quite early reaching the Kamat Lokruchi by 9. Our target was to reach Melkote by 10,...

Talakadu (Talakad): Beauty Underneath 19

Talakadu (Talakad): Beauty Underneath

Talakadu is a small town on the banks river Kaveri. Its about 180+ KMs from Bangalore. Talakadu is known for its temples burried under the sand dunes. According to a legend curse of a woman “May the town of talakadu be always covered with sand, may the kings of mysore always remain without...

Ride to Sravanabelagola 6

Ride to Sravanabelagola

I have been to Sravanabelagola multiple times. But this time it was with Yami. I left home around 6 and caught Anand at Madiwala. From there on we went to ISKON to join other riding friends. From ISKON to Nelamagala was uneventful. At Nelamangala we were supposed to take a left turn to...

Weekend Drive to Shivagange or Shivaganga 0

Weekend Drive to Shivagange or Shivaganga

Shivaganga gets its name from Shiva and gange ( the water found here is supposed to be holy Ganga from Kashi). The temple is on the top of the the hill (rock). A statue of Nandi also can be found on the top.The place is always crowded by devotees of the temple. Shivagange...

Night drive back from Coorg 0

Night drive back from Coorg

This is continuation of My Coorg Wedding Drive I had never driven in the night for such a long distance. Initially I wanted to leave Coorg by 10pm; but then Ds father suggested early morning.According to me I needed at least 6 hours to reach Bangalore ( bus takes more than 8 hours)....