• Asia
  • Offbeat Gujarat – Exploring Jessore, Balaram-Ambaji and Thol

    Grey Lag Geese, Stilt Pochard Shovellers

    Offbeat Gujarat Gir Forest area of Gujarat is state’s most popular national park and wildlife sanctuary. It is Asia’s only region providing natural habitat to Asiatic lions. But, did you know that state of Gujarat also has three other wildlife sanctuaries. Jessore Sloth bear, Balaram-Ambaji wildlife sanctuaries and Thol bird sanctuary in Gujarat have been […]

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  • Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary – Offbeat Bangalore Weekend Getaway


    Weekend Getaway for Bangalore Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary or Pakshi Kashi is perfect weekend getaway for us Bangaloreans. Especially, it is a delight for those seeking offbeat destinations around the city. Just like Kashi or Banaras, it is a great Teerth (sacred place) for bird watchers and nature lovers. Located in Mandya district of Karnataka, it […]

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  • Roadtrip to Belur Halebidu – Hoysaleswara Temple


    Our roadtrip from Bangalore started at Belur and ended at the Hoysaleswara temple of Halebidu. It is about 16 kms from Belur and 210 kms from Bangalore. We highly recommend visiting Halebidu temple to include in your “one day trip near Bangalore” list for its architectural magnificence. “Belur Ola Nodu, Halebidu Hora Nodu” This Kannada saying […]

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  • Roadtrip to Belur Halebid – Chennakeshava Temple


    Temples of South India epitomise its rich cultural heritage. South Indian rulers patronized art and architecture leaving behind legacy of magnificent structures, especially temples. Today, the temples are the best story-tellers of the bygone era through their sculptural exuberance. Belur and Halebid temples of Karnataka are fine examples of South Indian grandeur.  About 220 kilometers away from […]