The setting is splendid, the hills enclosing the plains can be seen from a far over which looms two rocky rust red sandstone spurs on which the Chalukyas built their fortress. Badami a small temple town also known as Vatapi where the Chalukya’s capital stood in the sixth century under the glory of Pulakeshi II, described as the prosperous town. It’s strong army with hundreds of war elephants and the splendid monuments. An exquisite examples of Dravidian Temples and the rock cut caves replete with carved pillars and bracket figures all hewn out of red sandstone on the precipice of a hill.
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A Sanders - Sri Lanka Holiday
Sri Lanka was absolutely spectacular, we did the rock (all 1,223 steps) the hotels were brilliant especially 98 acres which we wished we could have stayed longer. Thank you for arranging this for us, we had a great time & would go back to Sri Lanka and this time do some of the coastal towns.
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