Enroute to Badami 🛕🚙

Badami : 8 hours drive (to and fro) for 2 hours of sightseeing ⁉️ It was on a Sunday that we decided to head out to Badami, a four hour drive from our hotel. While Hampi lies in the Bellary district of Karnataka, Badami is located in another district called Bagalkot. Badami, formerly called Vatapi, was…

Red Earth🎈🌳 (Part 2 of 2)

I had mentioned in Part 1 that we were staying at the Hyatt Place hotel which is located within a JSW residential layout in Toranagallu town of Bellary district in Karnataka 👉 Red Earth🌳🎈 (Part 1 of 2). Our agenda here was to visit the nearby historic towns of Badami and Hampi. The residential layout…

Red Earth🌳🎈 (Part 1 of 2)

In Chikmagalur, we woke up to sounds of birds chirping; in Hampi, we were awakened by the sounds of whistles from trains. Goods train most probably ferrying raw material and finished goods to and fro  from the JSW Vijayanagar Steel Plant in the vicinity.  Our hotel, the Hyatt Place was located in a town called…