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1529-Miscellaneous Stuff – India

This is a collection of photos of things that didn’t fit in any category. This was the ceiling in one of the lounges in the hotel in Hyderabad. This was a DANGER sign on the train. I’ve never seen one [...]

January 21, 2018 India

1528 Rural Life – India

This is the view from the train as we hurtled across rural southern India. [...]

January 21, 2018 India

1527-Animal Sanctuary – India

Nagarhole National Park, is a national park located in Kodagu district and Mysore district in Karnataka state in South India. This park was declared the thirty seventh Project Tiger reserve of India in 1999 and is under consideration by the [...]

January 21, 2018 India

1526-Hampi – India

Hampi, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka. It became the centre of the Hindu Vijayanagara Empire capital in the 14th century. Chronicles left by Persian and European [...]

January 21, 2018 India

1525-Mallkarjuna Temple – India

Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deities Shiva and Parvati, located at Srisailam in Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is significant to the Hindu sects of both Shaivam and Shaktam as this temple is referred [...]

January 21, 2018 India

1524-Bird Sanctuary – India

We visited a bird sanctuary and took a boat ride around the lake inhabited by seasonal bird. Cormorants nesting. Indian eagle. Bats hanging in the trees waiting for night. [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1523-Village – India

One of our stops was to tour a local village. It was just the two of us and a guide who happened to live in the village. We walked through a field of potatoes and egg plant, down a dusty [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1522-Badami Caves – India

The Badami cave temples are a complex of four Hindu, a Jain and possibly Buddhist cave temples located in Badami, a town in the Bagalkot district in northern part of Karnataka. The caves are considered an example of Indian rock-cut [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1521-Food – India

We ate Indian food three times per day for three weeks. Every meal was something new and we tested it all. Here are a few of the samplings. The train dining room. [...]

January 20, 2018 India

1520-New Years Party – India

Hurtling across the southern Indian plains at 70 mph with the train rocking and rolling from side to side, drinks flowing, the DJ blasting Indian dance music, we greeted the new year with a party to remember. Flashing lights, too [...]

January 20, 2018 India