Showing posts from April, 2015

Antharagange - Exploring the Caves 19/04/2015

Places:   Antharagange, Keelu Kote, Kolar, Karnataka Distance:  75 * 2 = 150 kms Route:  Vijaynagar -> Kolar -> Anthargange -> Kolar -> Vijaynagar Crew:   Abdul, Arun, Kalpesh, Linga and Sagar (Myself) Type:  Trekk (optional) & Sight Seeing, Temple. Ideal for:  Friends & Family Bikes:  Bajaj Discover and Honda Trigger Budget:   300/Head Best of the Beast: Sun rise Brief about the place: Known as Dakshina Kashi  is a series of rocky hills situated in the Shathashrunga mountain range.    There is a  temple named Kashivishweshwara Temple in front of the pond dedicated to  Lord Shiva     The pond gets continuous water stream from Nandi throughout the year. The origin of the water is unknown but believed that the water is falling from head of Lord Shiva. Visitors carry this holy water in bottles because it is also believed that one can get rid of the diseases by drinking this holy water of Antaragange. There are sev

Bilikal Rangaswami betta and Mekedatu - Dar ke age jeet hai 12/04/2015

Places:  Bilikal Rangaswami betta, Chunchi Falls, Sangama, Mekedatu Distance:  250 kms overall Route:  Vijaynagar -> Kanakpur -> Rangaswami Betta -> Kanakpur -> Chunchi Falls -> Sangam -> Mekedatu -> Kanakpur -> Vijaynagar Crew:    Abdul ,  Arun, Kalpesh  and  Sagar (Myself) Type:  Trekking (optional) & Sight Seeing, Waterbody. Ideal for:  Friends & Family Bikes:  Bajaj Discover and Honda Trigger Budget:   400/Head Abdul was  exited to go on a ride as he  got his new Nikon P600 Camera last weekend. I had Rangaswami Betta in my wishlist it was time to move it to donelist. Initial planning was just to visit Rangaswami Betta but it got stretched and we visited Chunchi falls, Sangama and Mekedatu. Best of the Beast: Sunset time Sunday Morning: We hit the road at 6 am sharp, headed towards Kanakpur.  Aft er Kanakpur there is left diversion to Rangaswami Betta, while the google maps helped a lot the localites were frie