TOP 3 PLACES TO VISIT THIS REPUBLIC DAY

On the 26th of January, 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect, replacing the Government of India Act of 1935 to aid in the governance of the independent country. The date was chosen to be 26th January in particular in order to commemorate the Declaration of Independence (Purna Swaraj) as opposed to the Dominion […]

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Rameshwaram Temples

Even if you are not at all a religiously-inclined traveller, a single visit to Rameshwaram will leave you amazed. Primarily, there is a pilgrimage site known for its beautiful Hindu temples, this tiny fishing town in the southern state of Tamil Nadu is blessed with picturesque beaches, unrivalled underwater natural wonders, a sanctuary for birds, […]

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TOP 5 BEACHES OF KARNATAKA THAT YOU MUST VISIT

To have the cool salty breeze brushing across one’s face, as the waves make its way towards the shore and departs washing one’s feet, who stands overlooking the eternity of the ocean expanding till the horizon, swallowing up everything thrown at it. To realise that no one’s ego and vanity is ever greater than the […]

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TOP 3 PLACES TO VISIT THIS REPUBLIC DAY

On the 26th of January, 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect, replacing the Government of India Act of 1935 to aid in the governance of the independent country. The date was chosen to be 26th January in particular in order to commemorate the Declaration of Independence (Purna Swaraj) as opposed to the Dominion […]

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The journey into the Arabian Sea

It was a beautiful sunny day with the sunlight bouncing off the water and the smell of the sea in the wind. The Arabian Sea seemed to stretch on endlessly for miles. I was on a boat with fellow tourists whom I had met at Murudeshwar. Amidst this serene view was the Netrani Island, towards […]

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The pond of angels

We were done with our stay at Murudeshwar and were about to leave, when we heard about Apsarakonda falls from a fellow tourist. We decided to check it out, since it was only 20kms away. Apsarakonda stands for the pond of angels, as it was believed that it was visited by angels. We reached the […]

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Houses of the Holy

India is the land of the holy. It’s known to be a land of learned men, a land of yogis and one of various religions and countless cultures and is rightly called a subcontinent, One can find temple, churches or mosques in each street and sometimes all three, each of which have a distinct style […]

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IDAGUNJI

After Murudeshwar, we had visited the Apsarakonda falls and were about to set out on the journey back home. We wanted to make sure that we hadn’t missed out on any more places. So we asked our friends on the CoRover Connect App to suggest places to visit, and we found out about a temple […]

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MURUDESHWARA TEMPLE

ABOUT In the Uttara Karnataka District, is the beautiful town of Murudeshwar. On the Kanduka hillock of this town is the temple complex, which holds the main attractions of this town. At the entrance of the temple, are two life-sized elephant statues. The main Gopuram of the Murudeshwara temple, also known as Raja Gopuram is […]

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Statue Park

Murudeshwar is well known for the temple and its giant statue of Lord Shiva. But there are several other statues within the same complex, and this part of the complex is known as the statue park. A giant statue of a Nandi, the vahana of Lord Shiva, in scale to its master, sits facing him. […]

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