Travel Blogs from Madurai, India

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Journey to Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Journey to Madurai

A travel blog entry by mxharris

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... viewing.  It really makes me uncomfortable to have human beings paraded in such a fashion. But eventually we made it to Madurai!  A medium sized city (3 million!) the smog and pollution alone were astounding, as was the human mass of the place. ...

Spice girl, Madurai, India travel blog

Spice girl

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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... as a hustle-and-bustle shit hall.  The very holly temple definitely needed a paint job. All this is forgiven however, for Madurai is home to the best veggie fast food restaurant in the world! By now, I've collected a solid proof (on my behind) that ...

Manic Madurai.., Madurai, India travel blog

Manic Madurai..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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Greetings once again from Southern India. This time from Madurai. Madurai is one of the oldest cities of India, with a history dating all the way back to the pre Christian era. The entire city of Madurai, is built around the Sri Meenakshi ...

Ancient city of Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Ancient city of Madurai

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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... in Asia - Madurai, home of the impressive Sri Meenakshi Temple with its numerous gopuras (towers) rising above the city landscape. Madurai is deservably popular with tourists, both Indian and western. The dusty city is cleaner than other parts of India ...

Our First Busy Town, Madurai, India travel blog

Our First Busy Town

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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After another 4 hour bus ride we got to Madurai. The biggest town so far with over a Million inhabitants, we found it to be pretty stressful, loud and annoying. But the Sri Meenakshi Temple which is the highlight of a visit is an absolute ...

Finally leaving, Madurai, India travel blog

Finally leaving

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... the cheapskate it is also free to enter, and the people running it are friendly and polite. A recommended visit to anyone in Madurai.        On the way back to the Famous Meenakshi temple, i felt the stomach cramps return, ...

Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, India travel blog

Madurai Meenakshi Temple

A travel blog entry by susiewoo

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It was as we breakfasted at the Eshwar restaurant that a man on his way out handed Jai a gift of 50 rupees! We passed an elephant on the road as we made our way to the Meenakshi temple. The temple was quite magnificent. There was a resident temple ...

Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Madurai

A travel blog entry by mshirley_2001

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... bus journey back the next day was equally as perilous and vomit inducing (well no-one actually threw up) and we were back in Madurai, where Brownie and I spent the night of the 26th. . That evening some chap brought us to the roof of his linen shop and ...

Mamallapuram and Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Mamallapuram and Madurai

A travel blog entry by hayleyford

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... 2-3 hours we were in there felt the longest few hours of my life due to boredom, it was a worthwhile experience. Whilst in Madurai I also went to the Gandhi museum which was really interesting and it gave me a better understanding about Indian history - ...

Independence Day, Madurai, India travel blog

Independence Day

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... Indians by putting an Indian flag on our clothes. Because of our messed-up plans we get up real early and take a bus to Madurai centre. The Indian mobile system is a very strange one. You don't just buy talktime, you also must buy validity. So the sim ...

Holy Cow!, Madurai, India travel blog

Holy Cow!

A travel blog entry by indian_days

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... . :) Ik heb in Madurai Gopi terug gezien. Die heb ik leren kennen op een seminarie/ conferentie voor transgenders. In Madurai heb ik met een professor gesproken en met Gopi ivm de research. Ik heb ook van de gelegenheid gebruik gemaakt om ...

Temples, temples, temples., Madurai, India travel blog

Temples, temples, temples.

A travel blog entry by tatandandy

... orange. Eagles flew above us as we ate, although what they were hunting in the concrete jungle is anyones guess. The skyline of Madurai is dominated by four 70 meter high temples, set in a square, intricately carved and painted brightly. We walked the 10 ...

On the Road Again, Madurai, India travel blog

On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by jellosoul

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... heat. It has been mostly overcast in the south and it has managed to rain hard for a good half hour each day. In Madurai we visited the Thirmalai Naick Palace, built in 1636, where we could see the influence of Italian, Islamic and Indian architecture. ...

Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Madurai

A travel blog entry by ericetmanu

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... avons parlé qlq heures de tout et de rien; de religion, politique, commerce, bref un gars gentil. Nous sommes arrivés a Madurai de bien bonne heure vers 5h30. Apres un petit the Masala qui requinque, nous allons visiter le temple Dravidien a ...

Meeting friends in Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Meeting friends in Madurai

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... HC member who we contacted and who would help us around Madurai. He drove us with his jeep to his office outside of Madurai where we could spend the night. Aloysis (or better : Daniel) runs an NGO (non-governmental organization)that deals with some of ...

Bonus - Au royaume de l'interrupteur, Madurai, India travel blog

Bonus - Au royaume de l'interrupteur

A travel blog entry by sylvaine

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... post bonus sur l'hôtellerie indienne, attention ça pique les yeux, et vous n'avez pas les images! Nous avons donc réservé à Madurai une chambre à l'hôtel Chentoor, un peu notre référent du design intérieur à  l'indienne. Comme il ne ...

Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Madurai

A travel blog entry by compassionfruit

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Madurai is a big city that we only briefly enjoyed. We stayed at a hotel close to the train station, so we could easily make our getaway to Theni. No surprise, it is a big city with lots of traffic and people everywhere. We took refuge in the rooftop ...

Temple Fort Rock, Trichy, India travel blog

Temple Fort Rock

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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... food around the tomb. In the evening, Claudia checked the internet to find out if there is any alternative means of transport from Madurai to Quillon, and she came up with one solution. There is a train that leaves at 3 pm and arrives after midnight ...

Templos y algo mas..., Madurai, India travel blog

Templos y algo mas...

A travel blog entry by anayvale

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... no nos sentimos culpables ya que nosotras si habiamos pagado nuestros boletos, aunque fueran de otra empresa ; ) Asi que finalemente llegamos a Madurai por la noche, buscamos donde dormir y aqui era todo bastante caro, asi que decidimos ir a un hotel que ...

Madurai, Tamil Nadu, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India travel blog

Madurai, Tamil Nadu

A travel blog entry by yushim

9 hour overnight bus ride to Madurai, Tamil ...

Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Madurai

A travel blog entry by kim_woods

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... goats everywhere! We've splashed out on a AC room at Hotel Supreme.  The AC is great as it's 36 degrees outside. Madurai is brilliant!  It's a big busy city, 1.9 million people and the main attraction is the Sri Meenashi Temple.  It's ...

Stick no bills here, Madurai, India travel blog

Stick no bills here

A travel blog entry by erics

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... and quickly flooded the courtyard and soaked us nearly completely. We're now in the city of Trichy, 2 hours north of Madurai where, thanks to a rather large wedding claiming all the budget accomodations, we are enjoying a couple of days in somewhat ...

Meenakshi Temple, Madurai, India travel blog

Meenakshi Temple

A travel blog entry by raj_and_komilla

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Reached Madurai with slightly more sore bums. We were so glad when we reached our hotel. We booked in a nice place but were really pleased as we got an upgrade (our standard email, copied from bhaiya, is not much use in most of the hotels we've ...

Aug 10, 2011, Madurai, India travel blog

Aug 10, 2011

A travel blog entry by julie-mayer

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Madurai, Holy Moly city !, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India travel blog

Madurai, Holy Moly city !

A travel blog entry by mike-christelle

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Have you guessed yet ? The star attraction in Madurai is the gigantic and much revered Menakshee temple. Now, Madurai was the first leg of an extensive temple tour around Tamil Nadu that drove Mike to the edge of insanity and Yasmin to the ...

Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Madurai

A travel blog entry by bluecircle

... the train, two nights and two days, with a brief stop in Madras to book more trains, and we finally made it to Madurai last night. Although feeling a little tired, we went to the Sri Meenkesh temple this morning,one of the most famous in India. It's ...

Madurai, Madurai, India travel blog

Madurai

A travel blog entry by tgreenspan

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... trip to the Sri Meenakshi temple complex, PHOTO_ID_R=p7070794.jpg] the real reason that people go to Madurai. I should note that the city, like many in India, is surprisingly large with a population of over 1 milliion. The temple is a massive complex ...

Tea, Temples and Thalis, Madurai, India travel blog

Tea, Temples and Thalis

A travel blog entry by easties

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... first we have a go about the French messing up the language in Pondicherry and now it seems that the Germans messed up the Madurai temple - in 1995 a "pot" of German hippies staged a smoke in in the temple's inner sanctum and since then us non Hindus ...

Caos en India, Madurai, India travel blog

Caos en India

A travel blog entry by vermundoalos50

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... Encima cortan la luz (como paso ayer) y no puedo acabar de cargar las fotos del blog. Ayer compre perlas negras y la estrella de India. Estaba obsesionada desde que la vi en Jaipur (Antonio se la regalo a su mujer). Me arrepentí de no comprar una para ...

May 02, 2009, Madurai, India travel blog

May 02, 2009

A travel blog entry by germain

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