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Day 28 - crack of dawn
Day 9 of Southern India Tour
The 10 minute walk became even shorter because I practically ran all the way to the beach.
And yes, this was a desperate attempt to catch the first glimpses of the sunrise above the Bay of Bengal! It was 6:00am when ...
... just coming out. Everyone but Peter had lunch there. Had the daily platter served on a banana leaf. The meal essentially was a thali plate. Had another two of the javas . Matilda was fussing about her amount. She was already saying she was so full she'd skip dinner. The translation is 'too cheap to go out to dinner'.
Opted to walk back to the Five Rathas. Got the route right. Could have gone inside for close ups but just took some better shots from the ...
... And then man butt. Nearly two hours later and six hours after we set out we slowly squeezed the three feet to the bus entrance and walked towards out guest-house just as the sun had set. It was a little creepy as the trees lining the walk were crowded by crows. An omen? No.
While we were searching for our guest-house we came across another tourist with all his gear staring bewildered at the same clothing stall our GPS insisted was a hostel. ...
... before engaging the driver in conversation and hopefully imparting some of my 'advanced' driving skills to benefit him in later life. This idiot (for want of a better description) had clearly borrowed his daddy's car for the day and was showing off to his friends. I'm not sure how his explanation will go (due to the visual consequences of his actions) but think I'm now looking at 7 years mirror related bad luck. Hey ho! ...
... the form of Goddesss Lakshmi seated on a lotus, flanked by an
elephant on either side pouring water on her, waited on by her
A devotee offers his head to the four armed fierce Goddess Durga!
Trivikrama, the Vamana avatar of Vishnu with one leg on the earth and the other on ...