Chapora charms

An old windswept fort surrounded by the sea on two sides, a river on the third and a series of rusty headlands bursting out of thickets of greenery –  Chapora charms you without even trying too hard. This red-laterite bastion, crowning the rocky bluff located in Bardez, northern Goa, was built by the Portuguese in… Read More Chapora charms

Hampi rocks

Among a surreal terrain that is intriguingly intermingled with large boulders that rear up all over the landscape, dotted with leafy banana fields, this little village perched on the captivating ruins of the “City of Victory” surely rocks! –– This once dazzling Hindu capital of Vijaynagara was devastated in the second half of the sixteenth century.… Read More Hampi rocks