Hampi, India February 22nd 2017 All it took was overnight train ride on the Hampi Express from the big city of Bangalore to Hosapete and we were in a new world - the Indian countryside of the Deccan Plateau - ox carts, palm trees, rice fields, over laden vehicles and red dirt.
In the three days since we had left home, we had covered some familiar ground but had some new experiences - ordering a cappuccino and cheese plate hig ... read more
Asia » India » Karnataka 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