‘Hippie’ in the urban dictionary is defined as a person who is typically young, believes in peace, is opposed to many of the accepted ideas about how to live, has long hair, and often lives in groups and does nothing. Have you ever been on a holiday and done nothing? If you haven’t, Hampi is the place to be.
Hop onto a boat for Rs.20 at Hampi and reach the north side of the river unofficially termed as ‘The Hippie Island’. You will meet locals who speak fluent english, restaurants that serve international food and travelers from all over the world but mostly Israel because of the proximity.
Your holiday away from internet access, mobile network, ATM’s and city life begins. Apart from sipping on beer and smoking some greens, here is how you can do nothing and be free-spirited in Hampi.
Rent a moped
Mopeds can be hired on either sides of the river so hire one on the North. This two wheeled motor vehicle is super fun to ride across town.
Go cafe hopping and choose from 60 multi cuisine cafes and restaurants
Cafés here are a different experience. Some have no seats, no tables, some have low lighting. You will also never have to visit a cafe more than once. There are 60 odd cafés owned by Indians and foreigners alike. You will meet interesting travelers here who have stories from across the world to tell.
Stay in a hut on rice fields
If you want luxury, the hippie life is probably not for you. If beautiful sunset views is what you like, then these huts provide such vistas in every direction.
Climb boulders to reach stunning view points…
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