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Hampi aka Rock city

sunny 26 °C

Alrigh so still I was MIA a week after that and that was beacuse I was in Hampi another wonderful place.
The south of India is much different then the north. It is laid back, cooler, cleaner, and the people leave you alone a little more. Also its alot cheaper being the off season now people are more in need of your business and are willing to go a little lower in price (yay shopping)
To get to Hampi I took a train and with a little (or lot) of confusion I finally got to my seat. During this ride two Indian mean came and sat down across from me. I was reading a book and listening to music doing a great job of ignoring them trying to talk to me, knowing what would come if I made eye contact. but curiosity did killed the cat just like I got myself into a pickel. I looked up just a glance as I pretended to look out the window and game over, eye contact was made!! deciding not to be super rude I took out one head phone to answer the question and then put it back in. Through out the rest of the ride (4 hours) stupid questions came my way that I tried my best to avoid answering or giving much detail to. But in the end it was to no avail. The question came can I have your number..me pretending not to understand. the other guy chimming in he wants to come to canada with you to live in your town could you get him a job...OF COURSE NOT!! WHY AM I SO NOSEY THAT I HAD TO LOOK AND MAKE EYE CONTACT!! no, but good luck, was my real answer. The last hour of this awfully awkward ride was done with no more questions!

In Hampi met some more people that I hung out with for the 4 days. We went on a day outting to see all the ruins and old temples. Ate alot more, did wonderful yoga on a roof top, made friends with some local resturant owners, bought more stuff that wouldnt fit into my backpack..(I really need to get a new one!) found really cool rock shapes that Im not sure how they are balancing. Apparently the gods balanced them like that and they have never really moved.

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This street food was soo good! I dont know what it was called ( I rarely do when I order)

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These girls were really annoying and wouldnt leave me alone for half the time I was at these temples, that was until I ninja'ed it and stayed behind a post until they went way ahead of me..hehehe so sneaky)

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I went all the way up to the top! but it was black and I was in bare feet so...I stepped in monkey poo.... sooo gross!! luckley I couldnt see It so I couldnt freak out!
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Our Sunset spot. my camera deffinatly doesnt do it justice!!

Then it was off to Mumbai
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My home for the night. I was lucky to meet a new German friend at the bus stop and we decided right away to share a room and hang out for the 3 days we were there!

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Posted by stephlynne 00:43 Archived in India Tagged back_packing

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SOOOOO cool Steph! Sounds like you are having a rockin' time!!! Can't wait to see alllll the pictures!

by s-a

heyb steph! im sitting in the library. just had to check. lovely pics. cant wait for all the stories when you get back. love ya dad

by dad

Hello Steph, these pictures are amazing! Looks like you are sampling the 'real" India. We bought a map of India and are following your journey on it. Very impressive-you've certainly racked up the miles! (Do you get airmiles)?lol
Enjoy the rest of the trip. Love, Granma/pa Geerts

by Dini Geerts

haha i wish I got airmiles I would be flying home for free! I have zigzaged everywhich way except a normal thought out way, lol!

by stephlynne

You stepped in Monkey Poo! Hahahahahaha!
Love the scenery. Was the temple floor wet or super shiney?

by mommamia

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