Today we travel south to Kodagu also known as Coorg. This is an administrative district in Karnataka, India. It occupies an area of 4,102 square kilometres (1,584 sq mi) in the Western Ghats of southwestern Karnataka. In 2001 its population was 548,561, 13.74% of which resided in the district's urban centres, making it the least populous of the 30 districts in Karnataka. Kodagu is...Leer más
Today we travel South-West of Bangalore to Mysore, Karnataka's second biggest city. It was the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyar dynasty and is considered the cultural capital of the state. Mysore is the second cleanest city in India and one of the most well-planned ones. The people of Mysore are famous for their peaceful attitude and helpful nature.
Today we stop in Bangalore, the capital city of the State of Karnataka and the 3rd largest city in India. Bangalore is known as the "Silicon Valley of India" because of its role as the nation's leading information technology exporter. Located at a height of over 3,000 feet (914.4 m) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant...Leer más
On our first day to Karnataka, we travel to Hampi in the North of the State, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire, built during the 3rd century B.C. Hampi has various notable Hindu temples with some vedanta mythology inside the temples, some of which are still active places of worship (Vedanta is the most prominent and philosophically...Leer más