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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Rosemary Mansfield - India Holiday
We have travelled through lush countryside, past bustling colourful villages and their brightly sari clad ladies, visited the amazing monuments, forts, museums etc. etc. in the cities that date back nearly before history began and learnt so much about India our brains can take no more. We all want to thank you for planning this incredible journey and no doubt will be in touch on…