Travel – Banavasi – Karnataka

Banavansi the oldest town of Karnataka, capital of Kadamba dynasty from 345 AD. Kadamba’s ruled here for almost 2 centuries. The main highlight of the land today is Madhukeshwara temple built in the 9th century. Banavasi is located in Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka State. Nearest city Sirsi is located 23 kms from here.    …

Travel: Shravanabelagola – India

Shravanabelagola is a town located in Hassan district in the Indian state of Karnataka. The statue of Gommaṭteshwara Bahubali dated 978-993AD is one of the highlights of this location. The great Chandragupta Maurya the founder of the Maurya Empire in ancient India is said to have died here in 298 BCE after he became a Jain…

Travel: Mysore Palace

The “City of Palaces” Mysore was established as Capital of Wadiyar Dynasty at 1799 after the death of Tippu Sulthan. Wodeyars the ruled Karnataka region from 1399 to 1950. The palace construction started in 1897 and completed in 1912. Mysore Palace considered to be one of the top destinations in India with more than 6 million annual…

Oyster Opera – Kerala – India

Well, we have our friends from childhood, but then modern lifestyle slowly pulled us apart, this distance grows even further away as the families grew, lot of new strings attached to everyone. Being with old friends and doing the old frolics once more becomes a mission impossible . But I must say that I am fortunate…

Travel – Vijayapur/Bijapur – India

Gol Gumbaz This is the most famous monument in Bijapur. It is the tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah (ruled 1627-1657). It is the largest dome ever built in India, next in size only to St Peter’s Basilica in Rome.[citation needed] A particular attraction in this monument is the central chamber, where every sound is echoed…