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Blog posts July 2015

Charmadi Ghat Belthangady - Biding Adieu to Mangalore

July 31, 2015

The city of Mangalore had so much in store for me that I could not capture it all. It is easy t believe from the outside that Mangalore is mega city with a busy work culture. It is by all means the biggest industrial hubs of the country being relevant both the Information Technology industry and to …

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The Venkataramana Temple, Belthangady - A Divine Experience

July 25, 2015

The Belthangady district in Southern Karnataka is known for its temples and rich traditions. The people of the region are devoting followers of Hinduism and more than anything believe in the strength and benevolence of god.

The people are extremely traditional in their approach towards life and a…

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Photo Of The Week : Kaup Beach Karnataka

July 23, 2015

Kaup Beach Karnataka | Image Resource : trodly.com

Summarization : I work in Bangalore as a software developer and as a weekend corporate trip we visited the Kaup Beach which is famous in Karnataka. The best thing about this place apart from the beautiful calm beach is the 110 year old lighth…

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Kuthyaru Somanatheshwara Temple, Belthangady - A Traditional Retreat

July 21, 2015

The Belthangady district of South Karnataka is not a very popular tourist destination and remains largely unexplored by visitors from other parts of the country. Even though the district is neighbouring to Mangalore the two have completely distinct characters.

It is impossible to relate them if o…

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Photo Of The Week : Jamalabad Fort Belthangady

July 16, 2015

Jamalabad Fort Belthangady | Image Resource : en.wikimedia.org

About Jamalabad Fort Belthangady : Jamalabad Fort at Belthangady has two attractions – the fort and the trek. The fort is built out of a strong rock which Tipu Sultan noticed during his expeditions and commissioned the building of…

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St. Patrick’s Church Siddakatte Bantwal - A Satisfying Experience

July 14, 2015

St. Patrick’s Church is a beautiful tourist destination in the heart of the Mangalore city at Siddakatte Bantwal. The church has been an inspiration for many such structures over the centuries built in the region.
A place of worship is important for the gluing of any societies. Over the histo…

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The Gateway Hotel, Mangalore - A Class Apart

July 11, 2015

Mangalore is a city, which has many introductions. It is historic city which has preserved the Konkani and Kannada culture for many centuries. The historical heritage is comparable to the cultural heritage. It is also among the most modern cities of the country, being India’s Information Technology …

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Photo Of The Week : Bantwal Juma Masjid Muslim Bazar

July 9, 2015

Bantwal Juma Masjid Muslim Bazar | Image Resource : wikipedia.org

Description : Bantwal Juma Masjid Muslim bazaar is an ancient mosque. After a church and a temple, now it was my time to visit a mosque. The architecture is Mughal and the place is pretty and beautiful. The surprising part was …

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Panambur Beach - A Recluse from the Heat

July 7, 2015

The beaches of Mangalore are unique and their character cannot be explained with mere words. In order to experience the real colours of a Mangalore beach it is important that you visit it with a mind which has a desire to experience leisure, fun and the serenity of nature.

 If you are adventure m…

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Photo Of The Week : Shree Gopal Krishna Devasthanam Bantwal

July 3, 2015

Shree Gopal Krishna Devasthanam Bantwal

Shree Gopal Krishna Devasthanam Bantwal | Image Resource : en.wikipedia.org

Shree Gopal Krishna Devasthanam Bantwal :  Being a Tamilian I was intrigued by the Sree Gopal Krishna Devastanam which is supposedly built in authentic Tamilian style. The architecture at the temple is marvelous. The…

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