Bali: The Kintamani Tour – Tirta Empul Temple

Bali: The Kintamani Tour – Tirta Empul Temple

After starting the day at Goa Gajah, we started for our next destination – the Tirta Empul Temple or the Holy Spring Temple as it is often referred as. Built in 962 AD over a natural spring, this temple is dedicated to Lord Indra, the Hindu God of rain. Agni,...
Bali: The Kintamani Tour – Goa Gajah

Bali: The Kintamani Tour – Goa Gajah

Ubud is an ideal launchpad for making sorties into the heart of Bali, especially the hills and we had an amazing trip to Kintamani a day before Galungan. Our plan was to go all the way to Mount Batur and see the temples and other places on the way. Not keen about...
Yogyakarta Diary

Yogyakarta Diary

Ever since Jayant wrote his amazing account of Jogyakarta trip (here), this place has been on my mind. So when we were making plans for a trip to Bali, I could not help but force Ekta to accept at least one day in Yogyakarta. To save money, we had planned our journey...
Hampi Diaries – Hemakuta Hill

Hampi Diaries – Hemakuta Hill

Hemakuta Hill happened by chance. On our last afternoon in Hampi, we had packed our bags and stopped by at a restaurant to grabs some refreshments. While sitting there waiting for my lemonade, we were leafing through a Coffe book table about Hampi. It was then that we...
Hampi Diaries – Vitthala Temple

Hampi Diaries – Vitthala Temple

I am bored of writing and by this time, you might have been bored reading all my monologues on Hampi. So this post will be less words and more photographs. Vitthala Temple is the most splendid among the temples of Hampi and is famous for its rich and ornate design and...
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