Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)
... meet when travelling around London! Breakfast was an interesting mixture of foods and we all managed to find something we liked without any problems. It was then time for a quick trip up to the rooftop pool and a bit of sunbathing (again in the company of our new friend Surish) - saying that, we didn't spend too long up there because we definitely need a gradual introduction to the heat/ sun here!! After an interesting morning and ...
... Mohandas and Madhurima early on day 3. They
wanted us to meet them for dinner at 7.30. We knew we were going to have
to say something but we didn’t know how the news would be received. The more we
talked in rushed whispers in our room the more worried we were that maybe this
was a cultural thing…maybe we didn’t really see what we saw?!? The final straw
for us came on the afternoon walk on day 3. I was walking at the back of the
group with ...
... with an old college buddy doing a stint of humanitarian service in that region; hung out in her village for a few days being regaled to true hospitality and delicious food, including one of my favorites Khai Moat Daeng—thanks to the people of Charoesin and Nico!; traveled to the ‘Golden Triangle’ with Nico to stroll amongst macabre temples, enjoy comical spa treatments, and jump the border into Laos (one of my favorite counties); the two of ...
... this enchanting maze and I began to feel as if I had entered into a forbidden ancient kingdom. All thoughts of woe were replaced by contentment as I sat down in awe of all that surrounded me. Suddenly my thoughts were disturbed from a shrill cry from below.
"Hurry up you fool for you need to get onto the small boat this instant. Failure to move will result in one being left behind to wallow in self pity," screamed the voice.
I rose from my chair in ...
... Well it beats what Andy Gray and Keys were up to. That was mere sexual discrimination. *******!
So, it's our last night. We have roasted in the heat and watched South Africa capitulate how I thought only England knew how to do. We deserve a serious amount of Kingfishers tonight. I'm ready for home.
Might try to say hello from Dubai airport.
In any case I will sit on the journey for a few days and then in one final blog air my views on the whole place.