Tag Archives: temple

Madurai

This post is on the most impromptu long distance trip that I have ever done. There are times when surprises crop up and this was one and a pleasant one at that. I am not very religious, but it was … Continue reading

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Somanathapura

This post is about a quaint little place steeped in history near Mysore called Somanathapura. It is about 35 kms from Mysore. We visited this place along-with my parents and sister in April 2008 on the day of the Ugadi … Continue reading

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Melukote

This post is about a beautiful place tucked away near Mysore and has a charm of its own. This quaint little town is very popular mainly for two things – Puliyogare (a south Indian rice preparation) and Sanskrit college. Yes, … Continue reading

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Lepakshi

This post is about a place steeped in history and unknown to many people though it is so close to Bangalore. I am talking about a quaint little town called Lepakshi just across the Andhra border. We started the year … Continue reading

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Vellore

This post is about a trip to Vellore in Tamil Nadu. On a Saturday last year, a good friend of ours called and asked if we could go to Vellore and visit the Golden temple the next day. As we … Continue reading

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Omkar Hills, Bangalore

There are many places in and around Bangalore of which not many are aware. This post is about one such place in south Bangalore near Raja Rajeshwari Nagar called Omkar hills. This place is said to be the highest point … Continue reading

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