Talking Design with Stephen Crafti

ASA Tour Leader Stephen Crafti produces and hosts ‘Talking Design’, a popular fortnightly podcast from RMIT, featuring interviews with experts …


Dubrovnik: Pearl of the Adriatic

At the southern tip of the Dalmatian coast sits Dubrovnik, ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. The city stands on a promontory beneath …

El Greco - View and Plan of Toledo  c. 1610

El Greco: Man of Two Worlds - and Beyond

Here’s a Trivial Pursuits question: Can you name an artist and sculptor known universally by an ethnic nickname? The answer …

The Virupaksha or the Pampapathi temple is the main centre of pilgrimage at Hampi. It is fully intact, and it incorporates some earlier structures.
This temple has three towers, the eastern tower rises to a height of 160 ft and is nine tiered.
It dates back to the first half of the 15th century and was renovated in the 16th century by Krishnadevaraya.
Author: Apadegal

Summary of major dynasties and empires covered on ASA’s Southern India tour

MMamMajor Tamil Dynasties (Pandyan, Chola & Chera) Pandyan Dynasty (600 BC (Early Pandyan Kingdom) – 1650) Ancient dynasty that ruled …