My India trek Nov 1973 - Feb 1974     -     John van der Woude    introduction
Karnataka - other places

^ Bus station, probably Belgaum.

^ Train station of Sholapur (just outside Karnataka). Photo taken from the retiring room after my first night in India.

^ Bijapur, seen from the Gol Gumbaz.

^ The Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur. This 'largest dome of the world' has an excellent 'whisper acoustic'.

^ Also Bijapur.

^ Pattadkal, an early example of Dravidian temple construction.

^ Nandi the bull in the temple of Pattadkal.

^ Washing clothes by 'dhobis' in a 'tank' at Bijapur

^ 'Kopje'/Inselberg at Vedanthangal.

^ Rice workers just outside Ranganathittu bird sanctuary. They were having lunch at 10 a.m., and offered me some cooked rice with red pepper too. The lunch was brougt by women.