Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)
... the next morning in Cochin. Most of the other people were in a rush to get to other places fast, as they were all on 2 or 3-week holidays. I decided to take things more slowly and stayed in Cochin to discover the city.
Cochin is an old colonial city centre, with loads of heritage (old Chinese fishingnets and the house where Vasco Da Gama used to live are prime examples) and an overall cozy atmosphere. The next day I did a day-long boattrip on the backwaters ...
We leave India in 2 days time and it’s sad but true to say that
we’re looking forward to getting out. India has been quite an experience all in
all. For the most part we’ve loved it here but Jwala really tested us. I wish
there was more we could do. Maybe we can, we’re still talking about it at every
opportunity and have already decided a donation of toys specifically designed
for mentally and physically challenged people may ...
From the airport, I tried to find a train or a plane, to somewhere, anywhere, but since I arrived at six in the morning, the only choice I (supposedly) had for getting out of town was limited to bus; Unless I wanted to wait until the late evening or the following morning—which I didn’t.
After wandering around the airport for half a century, trying to make up my mind as to what to do, obviously looking lost and aimless, I ...
... nothing was scheduled for this day other than a cooking class in which guests were taught how to make shapes from vegetables (one of my main ambitions in life); but just as all hope was lost and I began to accept that a tour that offered so much was suddenly over; we were given the opportunity to visit another cave, which was used during the James Bond movie “Tomorrow never dies”. The offer was given to us by one of the other tour guides who had joined our boat that ...
That's one for you and two for me by tonight
I'll be loaded like a freight train
Flyin' like an aeroplane
Feelin' like a space brain
One more time tonight
Contrary to Axel Rose's intentions the lyrics to Night Train always recall halcyon days of ponies, gymkhanas and hay bales. Yeah, we were pretty cool at the age of 10, on our riding holiday with a copy of Appetite for Destruction and an oversized Jack Daniels T ...