Krav Maga Team Outing – Part Doux


A Peep into The Historic Vijayawada With KM Team-mates

It was as if a mini election (read selection) session for the Houses, the way voting went on in our cosy little Krav Maga group on Facebook! And after loads of references Raada in Vijayawada region of AP claimed the victory. Our itinerary included historic caves, a picturesque lake and flaked out fort, this much we knew. What we didn’t know and what constituted the major fun part were the cuisines and their spellings, potential candidates for any spelling-bee contest, I would say and also the telephonic conversation with the resort guys that can any day give a steep competition to the hilarious “He is Mi and I am Yu” compilation from Rush Hour 3!!! 😀

But the trip gifted us a store-house of nice moments and loads of picture to relish again and again. Here are some…Enjoy 🙂

The ‘footfall’ of Krav-Magaites Hyderabad

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A view of the lake from our balcony in the resort

The lake and the ferry ghat to the Bhavani Island

The lake and the ferry ghat to the Bhavani Island

Undavalli Caves

A short drive away from Guntur and Vijayawada are these Undavalli caves (4th-5th century); a series of weather-worn architectural wonders that houses Vishnu temple and several rock-cut idols and of course loyal monkey guards!

The temple inside

The temple inside

Ancient Rock-Cut Idol

Ancient Rock-Cut Idol

The cameramen getting photographed!

The cameramen getting photographed!

A view from the caves

A view from the caves

Whispering timeless corridors

Whispering timeless corridors

Bhavani Island

Our next day destination after the caves was this picturesque lake and the picture-postcard estuary island. The so-called tree-houses (actually just made of wood and elevated to the height of the surrounding trees) looked really something awesome to covet for!

The scenic lake

The lake towards Bhavani Island, A.P.

The lake towards Bhavani Island, A.P.

An example of what made our time there FUN! 😉

Understood what is communicated!!!

Understood what is communicated!!!

Tree House in Bhavani Island

Tree House in Bhavani Island

Kondapalli Fort

A long winding road to the fort and oozing tension in Clarence’s mind due to the possible scratches to his car n gosh it got one! 😥  Bad, no doubt but the fort-visit was nice. This 7th C fort on the hill amazes the visitor with the very question – ‘how did they manage to construct this???!!!”

Kondapalli Fort

Kondapalli Fort

Outside the Kondapalli Fort

Outside the Kondapalli Fort

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A Bird's Eye View from the Kondapalli Fort

A Bird’s Eye View from the Kondapalli Fort

A magnificent and humongous Lord Hanuman Temple on the way!

Hanuman Temple

Hanuman Temple

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2 thoughts on “Krav Maga Team Outing – Part Doux

  1. I hope one day…I shall be able to visit Hyderabad. That notice of liquor consumption is hilarious. So what happens if you don’t obey and still smoke or drink? thanks for passing by my blog yesterday. Today has been a very busy day for me, but I remembered that I was supposed to be passing here so here I am. I want to try and sleep early today. So stay well and hope to talk to you tomorrow. Thanks and enjoy your week!!! That birds eye view is amazing….which lake is that?

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    • rinibiswas

      You are most welcome to pay a visit to India, Liz. The lake you mentioned is one created by a barrage with no specific name. But it is close to Krishna River, a prominent one in India.

      Thanks for taking time to visit my blogs even in your busy schedule. Do take some good rest and meanwhile I’ll take a pleasant trip across your posts 🙂 . Good night. See you soon.

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