Abinaya Lodge

198, Near Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Madurai

Goodnight Shiva

A travel blog entry by keelypark


... you are in a touristy or up-market restaurant there is no cutlery: everyone eats one handed, kind of mushing up the curry with the rice, bringing it up to their mouths, and then flicking it in with their thumb somehow. Can't tell you how many strangers we've unnerved by staring at them eat, trying to get the hang of it. To make it even more difficult you can't use your left hand without being considered absolutely disgusting (left hand is for bum wiping. In India most people ...

Aravind Eye Hospital

A travel blog entry by bobandtracie


... eye completely. Some 25-30 years ago a new technique was pioneered in the US, inserting new lenses as part of the surgery. Dr. V, still alive at this time and striving for perfection, was not satisfied that they were unable to provide these new Intra-ocular Lenses (“IOLs”) for their non-paying clients because of the cost. No matter, he just set up their own manufacturing arm “Aurolab” who now make these lenses and export ...

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by murrayrudd


... planted, managed spice planttions. Cardamom, cinnamon, cocoa, vanilla, mangoes (green ones used for pickles), pepper (try eating one pepper green off the tree - that leaves a numb spot in your mouth for awhile!), and a host of others are all grown together.

We got back to Madurai to find staff at the hotel prepping for the big New Year's Eve celebration.

There was a huge buffet spread in the evening, much ...

Christmas in London's Emporium

A travel blog entry by londoncalling93


... have beautifully sculpted fronts; the entrance on the Gracechurch Street is especially elaborate.

Horace Jones's design of the shops is colorful, while the glass and wrought iron roof allows plenty of light to enter the alleys. An elegantly designed dome covers the crossing.

Even though this was originally a food market, all sorts of shops can be found here today as well as bars and restaurants. One ...


A travel blog entry by skeetstravel


... local cafe. Let them order for us, we like spicy. Well we were given a sample of everything. They were all smiles when we ate all the pickles. Think the total bill was less than £3. Into the temple, and the tour buses have arrived for the procession. Must admit we feel slightly superior. One of there tour guides said that we were really seeing India. The procession starts, silver sedan type chair, swinging incense, drum, trumpet thing. They ...


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