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With hordes of indian holidaymakers in Northern Karnataka: Badami, Aihole, Pattadakal, Bijapur

December 29th 2015
We had chosen to come to the region of Badami after our time in Hampi because we thought that on this off the beaten track destination we will not have to struggle with accomodation. How wrong we were. It took us ages to find accomodation here. Badami was fully booked. Both, Aihole and Pattadakal are little villages that do not offer accomodation. Finally we found a place in Bagalkot which is anot ... read more
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16th January 2016

The simple life
Love this photo. You've not had the best of luck finding rooms recently. The room sounded frightful. There is sometimes a price to pay to see lovely and amazing World Heritage Sites. It sounds like you finally hit the wall and had sensory overload with India on this trip. Hopefully, it will fade but if not there is a big world out there.

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