A weekend getaway from Bangalore

The Bamboo Rustles (100 km from Bangalore - Border of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh) 1st & 2nd May, 2018. A NOTE FROM THE FOUNDER:"Dear Guests, Bamboo Rustles is not a resort but a basic rustic nature camp off the electric grid working on solar and using ground water. I request and thank you in advance for your understanding and flexibility as far as the limitations are concerned...

2 days in Bangalore, Karnataka

Dog café We started our trip with wagging tails approaching us with unconditional love.  I was intrigued to visit Therpup - The Dog Cafe in Whitefield while I was in Bangalore. INR 250 on weekends and INR 150 on weekdays - The entire amount is fully redeemable against food and beverages inside. The cafe is shut on Tuesdays Reaching the cafe We put the location in Google maps and left....

The Ruins and Temples of Hampi, Karnataka (II)

Welcome to my second and third day’s stories from Hampi. Did you read Part 1 of Hampi – The Hippie Island? If not, read here. Day 2 Today we took an auto from our guesthouse to the riverfront for INR 150 /- for 3 of us. Then took a ferry to reach the other side – INR 10 /- per person. We met our auto driver – Coffee. Yes, his name is Coffee. He says his name is difficult to remember. The...

2 days in Udaipur, Rajasthan

Udaipur was founded by Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559 as the capital of Mewar region. In 1586, Mugal Emporer Akbar tried to invade Udaipur but being surrounded by the natural walls of Aravali hills it became difficult for the Mughals to travel to Udaipur with their huge army, horses and heavy armored forces so it remained safe. Udaipur is 400 km southeast from Rajasthan’s capital- Jaipur....