Courtyard By Marriott Chennai
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... my Inidan VISA, i had to have an onward or return flight. As is usually the case, it was a LOT cheaper to get a return flight as opposed to 2 single tickets to and from different countries. Also this was 4 months ago and although i had a few ideas of where i wanted to go next, i wasn't 100% sure. Then there's the case of obtaining a VISA for my next location, which comes with its own set of issues. It was just a lot less hassle to go back to ...
... cake for later too. After all the cake munching, Naren took us to an Italian, where we had an amazing pizza each – mine even had artichoke on it! We overdid it a little though having one each.
Post-binge we went to the Phoenix mall, the biggest in Chennai, and had a wander around digesting! (ok so we may have also eaten some gelato while we were there...) and we visited the Hard Rock Cafe (where we might have also had ...
... people just standing around staring at the traffic going by, or standing in a field. We went through Velore - a town mum knew the name of but nothing much about it. We had to go through lots of tolls on the way - each one costing 45r, 70r, 85r or 100r (that's 20p, 35p, 40p or 50p). After about 5 hours of driving we came in o Bangalore. The traffic was getting heavier and we starting coming to another lot of roadworks when we just came to a standstill. Loads ...
... and now the boys wanted it too! Monday 2nd April 2012 Time for some sight seeing. We cycle first to the five rathas - they are temples made from single pieces of rock. Bani explains to us that Ratha means chariot and this is what the are meant to look like. Each one is dedicated to a Hindu god. We then cycle to the Shore Temple. It is very close to the shore line and we could actually see it from the beach. This is a temple for the god shiva. The tsunami that hit here ...
... the architecture was simple but elegant and I had to pause to take some pictures. And they had pre-chilled my room to 17C. I asked to use their computer to email my nearest and dearest, as there’s no wireless for my laptop. Spoke to Christie (my girlfriend) online, who made me feel whole lot better about things, and retired upstairs to write my thoughts. I've got through two mars bars and a packet of tangfastics writing this so I think I need to stop ...