My Fortune, Chennai
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... then for some steamed and fried momos... Mainly so that Hannah could try them, being her last night in India! After the momos we met the others in Amadora... An AMAZING ice cream parlour where both me and Hannah managed two rounds of ice cream... My 2nd included warm part-baked cake which was shared with Naren... I think it was a good send off for Hannah anyway.
On Wednesday Hannah left for Thailand, so we spent the morning at the science park ...
... done a leg-specific workout and she was having trouble walking! I think i accidentally went a bit too hardcore...
In the morning Hannah joined the gang for a snake walk with the Irulas, where they found a venomous saw skin viper and also a huge scorpion which they brought back with them in order to take a look at him in the dark later on. I had stayed back to help Janaki prepare the breakfast – cooking for a total of 22 people is a task and a half! ...
... with several marble sculptures lining the walls. The many plaques crowding the pillars reminded me of the sponsored roof paintings on the wat in Siem Reap. Same concept – different levels of classiness. I actually prefer the paintings – bright colours make the experience less dreary.
The highlight of the area was definitely the fort's museum. There was a lot of porcelain, coins and old medals. This may interest a certain kind of person, but that kind ...
... and went out for dinner – - - to another hotel. It turned out the restaurant recommended to us by the hotel concierge was actually in their sister hotel, the Sheraton. However, it was an excellent choice. It was called Dakshin, which our Indian classmate told us is the Hindi word for south. Adding to the ambience is the carved wood interior and Indian musicians, one guy on a traditional drum and another ...
... the best French bakery called Bakers Street and we went ALL OUT! YEAH MAAAAN!!!! A 'bacon' ... Yep BAC-BLOOMIN-LOVELY-ON & egg salad, warm ham & cheese quiche, ham & bacon pizza, chocolate pastry, a strawberry tart, filter coffees & a fresh orange juice later and 1200 rupees down we rolled out like stuffed pigeons. I couldn't quite manage all my tart so i got the rest boxed up on the thought that id find a homeless person to give it to. On the way out straight in front ...