Hampi Travel Blog› entry 22 of 37 › view all entries
In the morning I awoke sick. We ate at Blue Plane the previous night, and the vegetable curry was clearly not agreeing with me. I vomited in the morning just before our 5:30 a.m. taxi. The 10 hour train ride was awful, but fortunately, I only was sick once on the train. I slipped in and out of delirium. Then the three of us piled into a rickshaw and drove the 45 minutes to Hampi. I sat in the front with the driver, trying to hold on for my life and to the bile in my stomach. I was so relieve when we finally reached Shanti Guest house. We reunited with Simon and Erin. By morning I was feeling much better.
Hampi is a magical place. Massive boulder strewn hills and plateaus extend everywhere between ruined cities and temples.
Melinda, Jen, and I did yoga a few times. We watched a movie and hung out with Simon and Erin. Over the days we spent there, I was feeling better and better, slowly regaining my strength. We rented bikes and rode through the ruins to the breathtaking Shiva temple and Vishnu market.
On the last day, Melinda and I went to the reservoir and took a quick swim by jumping from an 18 foot boulder.
As amazing as Hampi is, something happened to our
3-some. I’m not sure exactly what
happened or when. But I started feeling
some disconnection and we just weren’t clicking. After I dropped them off in Alleppey for the home
stay, I never met up with them again.
Jen left with her friends Ryan and Heather. Melinda went off to