Hampi and Bangalore March 17th 2009 Goa to Hospet
We left Goa and headed further down the south coast to the state of Karnataka. Our first stop was Hampi, a lovely ruined city in the desert, with what seemed like hundreds of ancient temples to see. The town that we arrived in Hospet was not so lovely - filled with rudish people and a lot of cramped hustle and bustle. It was a big change from the tourist friendly locals of Goa to th ... read more
Asia » India » Karnataka » Bangalore The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
We are taking off for about 6 months for an adventure across India and SE Asia. We wanted to start this blog so our families and friends can see what we're doing and stay in touch! We dont have any hard itineraries - just a few people to catchup with along the way and our lonely planets to guide us. So stay in touch, we'll do our best to do the same and we'll be back in the summer for all of the weddings!
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