Monthly Archives: July 2010

From the past to the future

Golkonda Fort and Qutub Kings Tombs Saturday, July 31st, 2010 Today Anand took us to visit two of the main attractions: the Tombs of the Autb Shahi kings – who ruled the area from the 16th to the 17th century … Continue reading

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Journey Map

Today I finally got my first case of Delhi-bely. Something I ate of course, my liver complained… On the iddle time I put together a map of the journey so far. Enjoy!   Claudia Hoje tive meu primeiro caso de Delhi-bely … Continue reading

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Charminar and Chowmahalla

Tuesday 28 July, 2010 Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh The fifth state of our trip as we move North, Hyderabad is the capital of Andra Pradesh. When India became independent, states were roughly defined according to their regional languages. Hindi and English … Continue reading

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Oasis in time

Our last poking around the ruins at Hampi. Continue reading

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Stone carriage and the coracle adventure

Sunday 26 July, 2010 Hampi, Karnataka Today we rented a motorcycle to reach the further away temples of the area. We drove for 18 km to reach the foot of the hill of Hanuman Temple, the monkey god. The drive … Continue reading

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Hampi – rainy day

Sunday 25 July, 2010 Hampi, Karnataka The park is extensive and we allowed extra days here to try to cover all the ancient constructions in the area. Unhappily there is not enough information on the guidebook or on the government … Continue reading

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Temple trail

Saturday 24 July, 2010 Hampi, Karnataka Most of the archeological sites are within walking distance from Hampi, including another World Heritage Site. Our plan for the day includes finding the temple elephant, Lakshmi, that bathes at 07:30 in the river. … Continue reading

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