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Thus our tour was a failure one. But our trip to Mahendragiri was excellent. It is hilly area. For rest, peace of mind this tour is recommended. But accommodation and food is a great problem. We should be prepared to meet any incident.
Anyhow, I have the desire, to have Dharshan of Lord Bhimashankar and I am confident I will have it.
What I would like to suggest is please be careful while you approach for ...
... the sentence is just mind blowing.
So next time you are here, be ready to ROFL. (Rolling On the Floor, Laughing)
The pilot announced that we are about to land in Chennai and the next moment I was glued to the window, I had never seen Chennai from clouds.
I must say namma uru Chennai looks beautiful from clouds.
... Bhaskar and see some more of the children at Rescue and Restore. Whenever we visit there are always 2 or 3 young men running round doing errands and jobs. We got chatting with Balush who is now 24 years old (see picture with Terry). He grew up at the home and then trained as a lorry driver. He now has his own lorry and when he is not driving spends time with his 'family’ at the home and helps Bhaskar out.
We also met Shaik who ...
... forgot to shut the lid properly … doh.
We sorted out a tuk tuk after quite a while … the prices here seem to be twice as much as the rest of the country. After telling the first half dozen to bugger off for taking the ****, we then realised it was the price and just had to accept it. It was similar with the hotels too. The first hotel wasn’t amazing for the sum of cash required but after half an hour of running around to look ...
Our final night in Chennai was interesting. And not in a good way. We arrived and were hassled off the bus before it had even stopped. Being highly adept at the uninterested look we haggled our crowd down until only one man was willing to take us for the price we wanted to pay. So we headed to our reservation, but weren't expecting to have to cross a river to get into the place. Rainy season. We met one guy leaving the hotel who told us that his bed had ...