Gomateshwara Statue Karkala

The Gomateshwara Statue, Karkala

I wonder how many Gomateshwara Statues are there in India and especially in Karnataka. I know at least four of them in the State. By the time, we reached the Gomateshwara Statue, it was dark and mobile photography became impossible. My Sony A5100 came in handy; I could manage somewhat good Gomateshwara Photographs.   If you guys are planning here, ensure to reach this place … Continue reading The Gomateshwara Statue, Karkala

Attur Church, St. Lawrence Shrine

The Attur Church, St. Lawrence Shrine

We drove to the outskirts of Karkala to visit the Attur Church or the St. Lawrence Shrine. Thanks to my friend Lawrence for showing the way. The Attur Church dates back to 1759 and known for many miracles. Saint Lawrence Church, Attur The Church has seen many destructions and renovations in several centuries. In the year 1900, Rev. Fr. Frank built the present Church and … Continue reading The Attur Church, St. Lawrence Shrine

Tourist at Sunset Point Agumbe

We missed the sunset at Agumbe

We passed through Agumbe hill at about 4 p.m. and missed the sunset view due to time constraints. We could not afford to wait until the sunset because we had to reach out to our friend’s place in Karkala as soon as possible. Sunset Point Agumbe Selfie time at Sunset Point In the above photograph, the people are busy posing for the photographs. While some … Continue reading We missed the sunset at Agumbe

Nagagiri Comforts, Horanadu

Rooms in Horanadu: Nagagiri Comforts

Getting rooms in Horanadu is nearly impossible during the season and it is always better to book rooms in advance. We embarked on a three days road trip from Bangalore and decided to halt in Horanadu on the first day. Blame our intelligence; we did not book any rooms. In fact, we did not have a planned itinerary. After enquiring about two properties, we finally … Continue reading Rooms in Horanadu: Nagagiri Comforts