HOLD THE SUN IN HAMPI
HOLD THE SUN IN HAMPI
Hampi, Karnataka, is not even a city, but rather a village. It is notable for the fact that several hundred years ago one of the most successful and richest empires of Indostan, called Vijayanagar, flourished on this territory. Moreover, according to legend, it was in Hampi that the monkey king, the great Hanuman, was born. Ancient monuments of architecture stand here in an incredible landscape.Giant boulders like a playful hand scattered across the valley, some giants balancing on smaller stones. It is hard to believe that nature could create such a thing. Humpy is more like a training ground for aliens who have honed their skills in telekinesis or in possession of an unknown weapon to humanity.
In Hampi beautiful sunsets. You can spend the sun on one of the rocky hills under the sound of drums and the smell of hemp, or at the temple to Hanuman himself on the top of the mountain, along with the clergy and a dozen macaques. You can also stay overnight. The local brahmans will give you a blanket, and the sun-heated stones will become a cozy bed until dawn.
A TRIP ON FRIKES CARNIVAL IN ARAMBOL
Arambol is a resort village and the northernmost refuge of the last hippies in the Indian state of Goa. Every year, hundreds and hundreds of troubadours, circus performers, artists and fakirs from Europe and from all over the world flock here. Arambol is full of Russians, many cozy restaurants, or shacks, low-cost accommodation by the ocean and a relaxed atmosphere. At the end of February – the beginning of March, visiting artists have organized a real carnival here for several years in a row, and everyone can take part in it. The most interesting thing to be in a suit, so you can fully become part of the holiday and enjoy this fun. The whole action begins on the main beach of Arambol, then the procession goes several kilometers and stops at some shack, where the music does not cease until the morning.
REMOVE IN THE BALLOUDO FILM OR ADVERTISING
The legendary star Bollywood is located near Goa in the neighboring state of Maharashtra. Indian directors are constantly looking for invoice for extras in their films or advertising in Goa. Pale tourists get for the day of filming from one thousand to three thousand rupees, regular meals and an unforgettable experience. Night shoots pay more. You can also be recruited as actors on the streets of Mumbai. The Colaba district is one of those places where light-skinned tourists are hunted by those responsible for casting.
RIDE ON THE BOAT ON KERALA RIVERS
Kerala is one of the greenest and most beautiful states in India. Tropical thickets are completely dotted with small rivers, along which entire houses and hotels float. In a boat called a house boat, you can take a trip from several hours to several days with full comfort and service. For your money you will be fed and courted like a raja. The routes of floating houses are the most diverse, the level of service, too, so before choosing one or another boat, inspect it personally and talk to the staff. After all, you can only swim away from such a ship, and the rivers in Kerala are rich in crocodiles.
EAT FROM THE PALM SHEET IN THE STAFF OF TAMIL OVER
Today in India, in addition to poverty, there is another almost insoluble problem. This is a huge amount of plastic trash. He is everywhere. Previously, when the country did not know the troubles, the British and any other roads, except waterways, all the garbage was successfully eaten by cows, goats, pigs and other domestic animals. When, in addition to organic matter, other inorganic garbage appeared, cities began to turn into landfills. Genetic memory, coupled with inertia in India, is so strong that the vast majority of the population continues to throw wrappers and packaging from everything in a row under their feet, not even thinking about the consequences. Monsoons carry all this lawlessness into the ocean, clearing the ground for a new batch of indestructible trash. Therefore, plates of palm leaves, which are still used in many southern states, are a minor help to the ecology of the country. They eat from such plates with their hands. A plate is thrown away – hands are washed. Both people are fed up and passing herbivore.
GO TO THE GUEST TO DALAY-LAMA IN THE STAFF CHIMACHAL PRADESH
More than sixty years ago, the Tibetan government in exile settled in the Indian Himalayas. Since then, everyone can visit the residence of the Dalai Lama in the town of Dharamsala, in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The head of Tibet is still alive and in sound memory. On its website you can see the schedule for the year ahead, to match the day when the Dalai Lama will give a public lecture. Usually they are open to all visitors, some require pre-registration. On any other day, you can visit the museum dedicated to the exodus of Buddhists from the territories of modern China to see the cruelty of the next totalitarian regime.
CLIMBING TO FAR TRIBES IN NORTH-EAST COUNTRY
Some northeastern states of India are specially protected areas. To get there, you need a special permit, rarely an individual, more often a group.