That is once you get there though as it takes almost 2hours to travel 40km....Grrrrrr!! It is well worth it and we look forward to our next outing.
The Manchanabele dam is build across the river Arkavathi and the land which it irrigates under a project called "Thore saalu". There are villages on both sides of the river arkavathi. In kannada "thore" means river and "saalu" means line.
Spot the Kenyan!
Like "Dassies" (African Rock Hyrax) on the rocks
Kim, Ingo and I decided to check out the view from the top of a very large boulder.
We made it up.
What goes up must get down. Mmmmmm....
The girls taking a little rest in the sun.
a local herdsman, eyes us with curiosity.
Tanya shading under her umbrella, also ready to shoo away the approaching cow not wanting a repeat of her last cow attack.
Relaxing amongst the very inquisitive bovine.
The Backgammon master at work. Go Kim!!
Upside down boats that the locals use for fishing as well as to cross the dam.
"Now, this is how I like to spend a Saturday afternoon".