Travel Blogs from Puri, India

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Up the East Coast, Part III: The Sun Temple, Puri and Konarak, India travel blog

Up the East Coast, Part III: The Sun Temple

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... well as China's nuclear weapons placed in Tibet along the contested area of Arunachal Pradesh were a large contributor towards India developing nuclear capability and perhaps a reason why American and India are being more friendly (oh the schoolyard ...

Cows and temples, Puri, India travel blog

Cows and temples

A travel blog entry by mightylongway

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Okay, deep breath.... eww it stinks!! India sure is one smelly country and with a rising population it isn't likely to get any better. Besides the constant stench our train journey in 2nd class sleeper from Kolkata to the little beach side pilgrimage ...

Shitting on a beach (not me), Puri, India travel blog

Shitting on a beach (not me)

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... were of Orissa and Manipur dance styles, stopping on the way in a little tent where they were holding a promotion for India tea. The promoters were seemingly glad to see us westerners and made the most of our presence, photographing us with their ...

Puri, Puri, India travel blog

Puri

A travel blog entry by trainsnotplanes

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Puri - Sri Jagganth Temple, Puri, India travel blog

Puri - Sri Jagganth Temple

A travel blog entry by trainsnotplanes

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Thoughts, Puri, India travel blog

Thoughts

A travel blog entry by katieweber

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... , medication, yet again and again these people end up on the streets. I wish they could see the zero opportunity India's homeless have and then reconsider their lot.     It's easy to become calloused to the poverty here because ...

'Pourey', Puri, India travel blog

'Pourey'

A travel blog entry by jenny_allsopp

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... is made even more perfect by the ubiquitous donkeys, ice-cream carts, shell vendors, magic acts...I couldn't believe I was still in India! At the other end of the beach, however, are a few smaller streets lined with little hostels, hotels, knick-knack ...

back on the beach, real indian beach, Puri, India travel blog

back on the beach, real indian beach

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... , they just don’t seem to give a shit that they are ruining the environment that they live in. Just looked on web and seen that the turtles a a rare breed Olive Ridley turtles, and they are being killed by illegal trawling off the coast of India. ...

Puri, Puri, India travel blog

Puri

A travel blog entry by iben

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Ohoj alle somaend, saa er der hilsen ude fra havet... Vi ankom til Puri by lordag morgen kl 9, og blev fragtet hen til vores hotel, som jeg havde forudbestilt fra Kolkata. Her stod en meget rar mand klar til at tage imod os. Vi havde booket et ...

Puri, Puri, India travel blog

Puri

A travel blog entry by nipitiri

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Siin Puri (India idarannik). Tänase päeva veetsime peamiselt mere ääres - lained ja liiv silmapiirini. Ja mitte ühtegi kohalikku midagi müüa pakkumas või pilti teha tahtmas. Ma pole kunagi kohanud nii tüütuid inimesi kui india inimesed. ...

last day in Puri, Puri, India travel blog

last day in Puri

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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Last day in Puri today, in the morning we are up and out and off to Chennai on our first air india flight of the trip. We have really tried to avoid using them because they are so bad, particularly on internal flights but for this leg from Bhubaneswar to ...

Beach day, Puri, India travel blog

Beach day

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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This must be one of the most strange places we have been, miles and miles of beach and big waves, and not one bed chair or umbrella in sight, and not one beach bar. I think the indians just like standing in the water  with all their clothes on, or ...

Puri, Light  and Dark, Puri, Orissa, India travel blog

Puri, Light and Dark

A travel blog entry by globalgramma

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... be completely sure that the bottled water you are buying has not been oh-so-cleverly-and-deceptively locally recycled! A fortunate thing about India is that you don't need an Rx. You just go to a medicine shop, tell them what you need and they sell ...

Aboard the Sri Jagganath Express, Puri, India travel blog

Aboard the Sri Jagganath Express

A travel blog entry by trainsnotplanes

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It's been a while..., Puri, India travel blog

It's been a while...

A travel blog entry by douglast

... First hotel I was taken too was great. So I got a nice cushy expensive room. Yeah, if you can call $15.00 a night expensive? Here in India it is, but I don't care. I wanted something nice with a hot water shower and a TV. Yes, I said a TV. I just want too ...

Puri the dirtiest beach in the world, probably!, Puri, India travel blog

Puri the dirtiest beach in the world, probably!

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... there was any chance of cleaning it up Puri could be a great destination, and the surf looks great , those aussie boys we saw on Bondi beach would love it. What a shame it is so filthy.   Good luck England in the cricket today, hope they beat India. ...

Puri, Orissa, Puri, Orissa, India travel blog

Puri, Orissa

A travel blog entry by yushim

2 hour bus from Bhubaneshwar to ...

Puri, Konark and Gokulpur - By the seaside!, Puri, India travel blog

Puri, Konark and Gokulpur - By the seaside!

A travel blog entry by missguttridge

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Oh I do like to be beside the seaside! Along India's East coast there were lots of interesting things to see. I wonder if you can spot any similarities and differences between the seaside in India and the seaside in the ...

Funny Stories, Puri, India travel blog

Funny Stories

A travel blog entry by katieweber

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... suspiciously smell of chinese food, and you're fed up. I think this statement is especially true for a country as chaotic as India.     When in Calcutta a few nights ago, I bolstered myself out of my self pitying writhe of fever and ...

Chickens, Chaos, Mayhem, Madness, Puri, India travel blog

Chickens, Chaos, Mayhem, Madness

A travel blog entry by nikkiviper

... then do nothing but complain about pretty much every single thing ranging from the lack of  facilities, the food (its INDIA!!!!), the hygiene or lack thereof, the tents, the truck, the journey distances, the unpredictableness of it all. And ...

Puri Puri Juggernaut, Puri, India travel blog

Puri Puri Juggernaut

A travel blog entry by rbair

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... to jump over this black sludge Robert tripped and ended up bathing in fetid ooze. I hope he doesn't die. The cool part of Puri is that they worship Lord Jagannath, Lord of Chaos, Destruction, and Loose Change. Unlike all the other hindu gods, he ...

Mahaprabhu Jagganatha, Bubneshwar, India travel blog

Mahaprabhu Jagganatha

A travel blog entry by kulyash.sharma

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... these deities in the temple." Since then, the three deities Jagannatha, Balarama and Subhadra are being worshiped in India at Jagannatha Puri. ...

Puri, Puri, India travel blog

Puri

A travel blog entry by jeneggener

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... looking on the internet for roundtrip airfares from Chennai and found a great fare for about $160. I leave October 18th and return to India on November 15th. I love this freedom!! I can just decide to pick up and go wherever I want, whenever I want. I ...

aaahhh, much better, Puri, India travel blog

aaahhh, much better

A travel blog entry by stephaniedianne

On the beach! Had a quiet Valentine's in Puri, a beach town on the east coast. Recovering from a stomach bug, taking it easy for a few ...

Fresh from the Well, Puri, Orissa, India travel blog

Fresh from the Well

A travel blog entry by globalgramma

... peace and calm in Puri, a small coastal town on the Bay of Bengal that is considered a major focal point of spiritual energy in India. It was an 11 hour train ride south from Kolkata. I took the night train from Howrah (across the Ganges from Kolkata), ...

Kollam-Amrita Puri Ashram-Alleppey, Amrita puri ashram, India travel blog

Kollam-Amrita Puri Ashram-Alleppey

A travel blog entry by rfgrafton

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... I was told (with not a small degree of amusement) that there were no more boats until October.  I had my first bout of India rage at this point. The outside temperature was around 30 degrees, the flies were too numerous and I thought if one more man ...

It's been a while..., Puri, India travel blog

It's been a while...

A travel blog entry by douglast

... day's to go to The Sun Temple of Konark. Of course I wanted too after all it was One of the main reason's for going to Puri. I wasn't that sick, yet. A few day's later of we went to the temple and it was spectacular! But instead of the 'Sun Temple' I ...

Tribal India, Puri, India travel blog

Tribal India

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... in India, we feel privileged that we were given the opportunity to visit the amazing state of Orissa. A place of tribal culture, simple living, extremely happy people, and breathtaking scenery. Orissa, 'Tribal India’, you definitely did spoil ...

Puri, Puri, India travel blog

Puri

A travel blog entry by samalex

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This entry is a photo album ...

Puri, Puri, India travel blog

Puri

A travel blog entry by travel4

Puri town. Nice little place by the sea. We stayed in a pretty ok hotel, but the mozzies here were mad. Our bathroom was sooo full of them . imagine sitting on the loo sourounded by about 20 mozzies......ahhhhh! Why the were inentied i'l never know. ...

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