Archive for December, 2006


There are really so many places around Bengaluru, one just needs the eyes to see! Our latest discovery was Mahimapura, off Tumkur road, before Dobbspet, on 2nd Dec, 2006 (actually it was a bit of googl’ing that pointed us to a very nice article about this place, by Srinidhi Raghavendra, who writes for DH; kudos to you man!).

We left home post breakfast, on Tumkur road. There was some traffic until Nelamangala, after which it was quite clear. About 45km from Bangalore, there is a huge sign pointing towards Mahimapura. We took a left there and after about a mile, we reached the tiny hamlet of Mahimapura. Instead of taking the flight of steps from the west, we parked our car on the southern side of the hillock, and started to trek. Its a small hillock, though a little steep on some sides, and took us not much time to reach the summit. One memorable thing about this place is the rocks, which display Mother Nature’s creativity at her best! No wonder, I hear that most of the kannada movie song sequences are shot here. Some samples … (of creativity – both nature’s and mine!) …

jewel in the crown! stairway ...



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