Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)
We arrived in a really nice hotel in Chennai. The next day we went to see amazing rock and bronze sculptures from early periods (900-1500) at the government museum. The same method used to make the bronze statues is now used by Nasa to make very accurate moulds.After I bought tickets for the Chennai Open and I'm very excited and happy to be going …
... whom I will be staying, was at the airport waiting to pick me up. (Thanks again for that, Scott. It really makes for a smooth entrance into India to be picked up and brought safely home when arriving in such a chaotic place.)
Chennai, Monday, 03 March, 2014
After a good if brief night's sleep, Scott offered to show me his workplace, the American International School of Chennai. So after a hurried breakfast, we all (Scott, his ...
... its dancing time , yeahhhh. so much fun everyone is dancing , fingers in the air and swing (i dont know how they dance but its diffrence ) but i joined and it was fun.
next day the real ceremony starts , they started at 07:00 but we come at 10:20 to see the rituals , to bad no one was there to explain but i will ask abhi later.
all with all loveley days , beautifull ,
i wish abhinav and apoorva a lovley and happy mariage !!
... br> From there, we went on to a local market to buy some souvenirs and headed back to the hotel - exhausted.
After a quick shower and a couple of drinks and nibbles in the club lounge, we moved to another suite, this time - a quiet one (hopefully...). :)
We're soon off to dinner.
Basically, we've had enough of India, so tomorrow we're going to Bangalore for a day and then we're off to the Maldives, for a week.
... for it's stone carvers which are sought after on the international art market. the main sight is a huge bas relief carving of the descent of the ganga with hundreds of celestial beings and animals carved into a large rock. it is very attractive.
we went around the sights on bicycles which caused a certain amount of entertainment for the local school children who were moved to fits of laughter watching a middle aged puce ...