Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple

Words will not be enough to describe the unparalleled beauty of Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple situated in Karnataka. Just 60km away from state capital Bengaluru, this temple is a must visit if you have a deep interest in India’s ancient heritage. My passion to explore such places drew me to the temple. Thanks to Google map, me and my friend managed to reach the place within 1 ½ hours from Bengaluru. Between our journey, we also sought help from local people. Though language was a bit of problem, we managed to overcome it. Located in Nandi Hills Area, this temple attracts a large number of devotees everyday.

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the construction of the temple dates back to the ninth century. Just walk around and admire the beauty of the Dravidian style of architecture.

You can read more about the temple’s history and architecture here.

Next time when you are in Bengaluru, try to explore this majestic temple.

Have you ever seen such a grand temple in your life ?

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One Day Stay At Horcho Guest House: Spacious, Nice & Clean

Staying at a homestay is the best way to explore local culture and cuisine. During a recent trip to Ladakh’s Nubra Valley, me and my friends decided to stay at Horcho Guest House, located in Hunder. Surrounded by rugged mountains and dense forest, this is a perfect place to spend some quality time there. It was a pleasure to behold the whole area. This is what I felt after just one day stay. A variety of colorful flowers will welcome you when you enter the guesthouse. The owner of the guesthouse told me that he has turned this into a homestay so that travelers get an authentic experience. He has also cultivated variety of vegetables ranging from cauliflowers to pea around his home. One can freely enjoy the surrounding areas which are filled with streams and forests. I woke up early morning and decided to take a long walk. The chirping of birds and the gentle stream sounds made me more than happy. It was a perfect journey, which left great memories.

Rooms are clean and tariffs start from Rs1,000.

All the images have been taken with a Honor 9 Lite.

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One Day In Kandy

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I should have extended my stay in Kandy. One day was not enough to explore this picturesque city, which is famous for its tea gardens and the Temple of the Tooth Relic.

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There are many amazing places which I missed. But, I still got to meet some very interesting people, relish Kandy’s delicious food and visit its colorful market. I stayed in a very comfortable hostel and the street food was finger-lickin good.

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The major part of my one-day stay in the city was spent exploring Kandy’s Central Market, where one can find from fruit to wine. It was a bit crowded, but that’s not a problem if you are a Delhitie.

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I visited the Temple of the Tooth Relic and soaked up the beauty of the Kandy Lake, which is also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk. This artificial lake is situated in the heart of the city.

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In the end, a bar was needed to unwind after a hectic but very beautiful day. I approached a gentleman to find me a good place and he told me to follow him. After a five minute-walk, we were standing outside a restaurant-cum bar. The gentleman smiled at me and said: “Welcome to my bar.” “You own this,” I asked with surprise. “O yes,” he replied.

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I entered the bar, and the first thing I noticed was its rustic decoration. Very artistic and well-maintained. I hit the bar a little too early and so was the only guest.
I ordered a beer and few snacks, and my perfect evening came to a blissful end.

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I left Kandy next morning.

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Review – Why I Fell In Love With This Backpack ?

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If you are a true traveler at heart, you know how important the travel accessories are. The right accessories can make your journey smooth as well as memorable. And I never compromise with the brand.

I love ‘Wrangler’ products and have been using them for the past two years. Here, I am reviewing a backpack (they call it bikepack), which I recently purchased. Eye-catching design, excellent features and attractive price propelled me to buy this product.

Enough space to hold a number of items, from a DSLR to folded umbrella. This is one perfect backpack and I would say every traveler must have it.

Features: Easily adjustable shoulder strap, padded laptop compartment, 3D mesh cushion at back, top ‘W’ switch, organizer, raincover, coated water-resistant fabric, mobile pouch on strap, multiple compartment and bottle holder on sides

I bought it just for INR 2,000/- (USD 29). If you ask me, I would rate this backpack 9 out of 10 🙂

P.S: This is a genuine review, not asked by the company.

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