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Route 3 – Hampi’s inner circle of royalty

Let me start Series 3 by telling you a truth I lived – nothing prepares you for the magnificence of Hampi. Even though I read up on experiences of others and saw picture of...

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Route 2 – Exploring the architectural gems along the riverside at Hampi

I am a self proclaimed historic buff, so there was never a doubt in my mind that I would enjoy Hampi. Imagine my amazement when I see my children share the same enthusiasm in...

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Route 1 : Exploring the sacred Center at Hampi around Virupaksha temple

Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site near Hospet in Karnataka, India (about 350 kms from Bangalore). It dates back to the Ramayana with the mythical monkey kingdom Kishkinda and to the famed Vijayanagar...

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Chitradurga Fort – Story of a lady’s grit and valor

The first thing that strikes you as you approach Chitradurga from Bangalore is the amazing sight of windmills on Jogimatti Hill station, also known as Ooty of Karnataka ! If you are lucky, you...

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Mumbai with kids and keeping them engaged – Part 2

Bandra – also known as the Queen of Mumbai’s suburbs has always fascinated me. From the quaint streets, residences, hip cafe and food joints, the roads spill into busy markets – a shopper’s paradise....

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Drive to the picturesque Lachung in North Sikkim

Sikkim’s natural beauty bowled us over in Pelling and we found the people very hospitable, gentle and helpful. Lachung was one of the key highlights in my mind during my Sikkim visit in April...

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Mumbai (with kids) and keeping them engaged – Part 1

Mumbai was close to my heart as this city kick-started my career in the IT industry. It continues to be dear as my little sis calls it home – the reason I get to...