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... sign language and the broken English of a 10 year old boy. He is a hoot as he is loving practising his English, spurred on by his father, and he gets to do it all over again as I sit down. Our 4 hour stop over is in a town called Tirupati and there seems to be some religious festival going on somewhere as the train station and town are packed and just absolute chaos. A good time killer is dinner but we ...
... at a few hotels but none of them impressed me until we came to this one called The Chakrie Residency Hotel. The rates were slightly on the high side for this small town. We took the three beds room plus an additional mattress and that was INR 3000 per night. The room however was very nice. It had a plush feeling to it.
I had to ensure that the room was good as my parents would not be heading to the Tirupati Temple tomorrow morning with us ...
My nearly three-month loop trip around India with Dragoman was divided into five separate trips which could be done as individual two or three week trips or combined into something longer. The first focused on main sights in northern India, the second on Rajasthan state, and the third on the beaches and temples of southern India. The fourth leg from Chennai to Kolkata was somewhat different in the sense of focusing more on cultures ad the hill tribes of Odisha ...
... It is very rare for non-hindus to be allowed in and we read in the guide book we maybe asked to sign a declaration of faith in Lord Venkateshvara. We did have to bring our passports and there was a lot of paperwork involved which our guide sorted out for us. Joining the VIP line (meaning shorter line and not having to wait between 12-24hrs to get in) we snaked are way up to another security checkpoint where our bags were checked and a more through pat down ...
... to get inside the temple. As we emerged into the line, we felt like we were at a music festival. As the line moved forward, even if we didn’t want to, we were carried with the crowd. Skin to skin was inevitable, and we reached out to our group, but we were separated. As we waited patiently in close vacinity to our Hindu strangers, we looked around and realised we towered over many of the old ladies, and for everyone else, we were an interesting sight.