Madhya Pradesh Trip-3: Visit to Chitrakoot

Watch the full video here Overview: I first heard about Chitrakoot while watching the TV series Ramayan in the 1980s. Then later read several books and heard from different people how important Chitrakoot is in Indian history. I reached Chitrakoot from Gwalior at around 4am in the morning, and I had booked the Retiring room at Chitrakoot Railway station for my accomodation. But unfortunately after reaching ChitrakootDham railway station, I found the Retiring room in a shabby conditon and in complete darkness. People were sleeping on the platform and there was nobody to guide me on the retiring room. So finally I decided to move out of the station and look for accomodation. I managed to get a single room just opposite the Railway station for Rs 800. There are several options for stay near the railway station, and since I had my next train past midnight, I preferred some place quite close so that I can just walk to the train station. I got freshened up and at around 7:30am, I ventured ou

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Red Hills: Slice of Europe near Ooty
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Rayalaseema, AP: Driving along a very interesting circuit
Gandikota: Visiting India's 'Grand Canyon'
Owk Reservoir: Sights of a submerged village
Belum Caves: Amazing cave exploration
Green Route: trekking along the Railway track
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Around Shimoga 3: Gajanur Dam, Mandagadde, Kuppalli, Agumbe
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Yercaud: A weekend in the eastern ghats
Tungabhadra Reservoir: In true colours
Dandeli: Into the wilderness
Munnar: Photolog of Nature's beauty
Sirsi; Heritage town in the midst of natural beauty
Karwar-Ankola: Explore the beauty of the coastal town
Tea estates in Coffee heartland
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Pichavaram: Tamil Nadu's own mangrove forest
Visit to the Kaas Plateau and the visit to the Sahyadri Range
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Banavasi-One of the Oldest places on Earth
Trivandrum & Around: Rich temples, Beaches and Coconut trees
Hoysala Diary: Symbolizing Karnataka
Chalukya Trail: Travelling back in time across North Karnataka
Lost temples of Karnataka: Rattihallli
Rayalaseema, AP: Driving along a very interesting circuit
Gorantla: Ancient temple in a little known town
Kadiri Lakshminarasimhaswamy Temple: Interesting stories from the mythology
Yaganti: Discover Spirituality
Lost temples of Karnataka: Koodli
Rani Mahal, Gudnapur: Many questions unearthed
Lost temples of Karnataka: Haveri
Lost temples of Karnataka: Hangal
Rosary Church, Shettihalli: Withstanding all odds
Tilavalli: History hidden in parts of Karnataka
Bankapura: Chalukyan marvel in the peacock district
Balligavi: Village enriched with history
Soraba: Traces of ancient Surabhipura
Kundgol Unkal Hubli: From chalukya trail
Anekere: From hoysala diary..
Lost temples of Karnataka: Degaon
Bidar: Interesting place at the northern tip of Karnataka
Bidar fort: Living marvel of Bahamani Sultanate
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Around Shimoga-2: Nagara fort, Kollur and Kodachadri
Badami: Marvel of Temple architecture
Pattadakal: Gallery of Chalukyan art and architecture
Aihole: Visiting the first capital of the Chalukyas
Kukke Subrahmanya and Dharmasthala
Talagunda & Togarsi: Exploring remote places of rural Karnataka
Trikuteshwara-temple Gadag & Lakkundi
Sringeri & Around: Karnataka's open secret
Lost temples of Karnataka: Lakkundi
Lost temples of Karnataka: Harihareshwara temple, Harihar
Lost temples of Karnataka: Kaitabhairaveshwara temple- Kotipura, Kubatur
Lost temples of Karnataka: Aralaguppe
Lost temples of Karnataka: Lakshminarasimhaswamy temple, Javagal
Lost temples of Karnataka: Shivalaya, Arasikere
Lost temples of Karnataka: Chandragutti
Kittur: Legacy of Rani Chennamma
Hampi: Stories etched in stones
Swamimale Hill, Sandur
Hyderabad Revisited
Pune: Exploring the heritage side of the city
Nagara Bastikeri, Gerusoppa: Lost Saluva Capital
Hills and Plains of Chamarajanagar District -2
Driving along the Western coast of India from Karwar to Bhatkal
Ancient temples of Chikkamagalur District
Visiting the historic town of Aurangabad
Visiting the Port city of Mangalore
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Tranquebar: Slice of Denmark in India
Mini Temple trail in Tamil Nadu
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Jalsangvi: When carvings spoke and wrote
Revisiting Mysore-1
Marvels of Vidarbha-2
Kodagu, Karnataka: Places of Interest


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