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Asia » India » Andhra Pradesh » Kurnool District » Kurnool December 21st 2010

Random trip. Just woke up lil early and went in search of this big Cave system in Kurnool. Pics to follow soon.... read more
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Asia » India » Andhra Pradesh » Kurnool District March 1st 2009

Things are crazy! last night we sat in a village as the sun was setting wondering where we was going to camp.....This morning we woke up having breakfast with father something or other in his vicarage at an all boys orphanage. This is just a little bit of how random this trip is becoming! The riding stays ok, tiring and hot, the last few days since chitoor has seen some beautifull mountains and up and down hills, the roads are deterioting and right now as we speak we are in desert country, nothing around except industrial chimenys and broken slabs on the road.... and a dead guy today actually, thrown out his truck after smashing into another. We saw this looking back from the hold of a tractor we hitched 30 km with. At first we ... read more

Asia » India » Andhra Pradesh » Kurnool District » Kurnool May 27th 2008

Exploring South East of Andra Pradesh - A pilgrims travelogue. It had been on my mind to visit Srisaialm for a long time. This place is not well connected by public transport from Chennai, though AP Tourism conducts organized tours, it may be hectic with couple of nights traveling by bus as the round trip is about 1200 Km. Though the season is best between Sep- Feb, relaying on car A/C and to enjoy the off peak seasons serenity, we geared up for the trip. Mind you, it is definitely not for the faint hearted. Having decided to make it, it is worth the while to add some more places of interest en-route. Further, it would be practically crisscrossing the Eastern Ghats all the way from Chennai to Srisailam. Best course was to make it direct ... read more
Lord Shiva
Temple entrance
shopping spree

Asia » India » Andhra Pradesh » Kurnool District » Mantralaya December 28th 2006

Well we spent christmas in style this year in a small village/backpacker heaven called Mamallumpuram (spelt something like that). We had booked a hotel but yet agian it turned out to be a dump so we found a very nice hotel as a treat for christmas. It cost about 5 times what we would normally pay but it was air conditioned, had 24 hour hot water, a TV with english language mive chanells and we had use of the hotel pool. On arrival we put up our 4 inch tall christmas tree that Racheal had bought, put up the tinsel and prepaired christmas stokings that we made out of pillow cases. We weren't going to let this christmas go by un-noticed! Mamalumpuram is right on the beach and is very touristy. It was a tottal cultuer ... read more
The tree
Tree and Stockings
Sam and Rach in the pool on christmas day




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