This time, we celebrated Deepavali in Brahmavar. The five days vacation was jam packed with family functions to attend. In these five busy days, one of the days’ plans was to visit the famous Brahmi Durga Parameshwari Temple at Kamalashile. The temple is around 60 km from our home at Brahmavar. This was the first time I was visiting this temple. Thilak and my in-laws had been there earlier and were very impressed by the management of the temple.
Date: 28-Aug-14 and 31-Aug-14
Bangalore-Shimoga-Aroor – Malenadu at its best (28-Aug-14)
This Ganesha Chathurthy was our first festival after marriage. So, we had to celebrate it in my home. My home is in a small village called Aroor, which is near Brahmavar, Udupi district. When we checked the bus ticket price, we were shocked. The private bus operators literally had gone crazy this season. The one way ticket price was 1000 Rs/person in almost all buses. Travelling by our own vehicle was the better option. Read the rest of this entry