Monday, July 17, 2006

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo Statue at Point Loma, San Diego

Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo led the first European expedition to land on the west coast of America. Cabrillo National Monument was established to commemorate his accomplishments. The location of the statue gives a magnificent view of the San Dieogo city.

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Rock climbing near Bangalore : Ramangaram

Located 50Kms from Bangalore, Ramanagaram provides the best locale for rock climbing enthusiasts living or visting Bangalore. It is perfect for weekend rock-climbing or camping.It has some really good cliffs, which are ideal for rappeling.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Candolim Beach Goa

Candolim is a beach is located in North Goa. Candolim beach is located between Fort Aguada and Chapora. There are some great restaurants on the beach for those who are interested in Goan Cuisines. The beach is full of shacks, which one can rent at rs.100 perday. The shacks have plenty of supplies of cold beers and one can go in for a massage if interested. Fort Aguada is pretty close from Candolim beach and one could rent out scooters/bikes to explore them

Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Lepakshi wall paintings

Lepakshi, which is located close to Bangalore (Closest railroad is hindupur) presents some of the best example of wall paintings or motifs from the Vijayanagar Era. Posting some of the wall paintings from the temples of Lepakshi. The best way to get to Lepakshi is to drive down from Bangalore. Driving directions to Lepakshi from Bangalore.