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Hampi: Complete Travel Guide To The Enthralling Land

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A treasure trove of history If you have ever wished to travel to a spectacular heritage site, then Hampi welcomes you with open arms. The ruins of the great Vijaynagar Empire of 10-12th century AD open windows to India’s glorious past. Remaining largely ignored till its rediscovery in the mid 19th century, Hampi comprises of the sacred zone, urban/royal zone, and the Vijaynagar Empire. It is one of the World Heritage sites which reflect rich multi-religious and multi-ethnic diversity. So, enchant your senses in the magical land of Hampi. The mythical land of epic tales On my trip to Hampi, I was astonished at the view of the widespread Vijaynagar ruins which has about 1600 monuments. Another thing that surprised me was the number of stories surrounding the same. Here, I am sharing some of them: The story behind the name: As per the local folklore, the name Hampi originates…

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The Perfect Girls’ Weekend in Gokarna-Udupi

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My girls’ gang we were planning a trip for a long time. Finally, we decided to go in January 2018 long weekend. I love planning vacations. It’s my favorite hobby. I asked my friends, and all the girls were ready for a trip no one needed to know where we are going. No one required telling twice, it was decided; all 8 of us were going on a weekend getaway. The destinations were finalized – It was a 5-day trip to Karnataka – Udupi, Murudeshwar, and Gokarna. The excitement was too much to handle, planning went on for weeks, there was packing and unpacking and repacking. At last, the day dawned. Here is how we reached to Udupi. We tried for, but unfortunately, we didn’t get it because of the long weekend holiday season. Another option was Redbus – Yes, bus journey. All the tickets booked. Chetana and Kirti started…

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