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... the main museum. It was really cool and well organised, with many sections including a natural history area, and an art gallery. We spent most of the morning there but got super hungry so went to find some food for a bit of an energy boost.
After lunch we went to a couple of shops for Hannahs souvenirs then on to the Sanskrit college. Hannah has been wanting to get a tattoo of a lord of the rings quote, but translated into Sanskrit. We weren't ...
... basis, some right outside the restaurant. The festival is not as large in the south of the country but we will see what happens.
Walked back quickly, all for naught as no wifi. Reviewed the day's pix. Down to reception for yet another wifi code (#4). What's with this dumb 12H business re wifi codes? Next one did not work but second one did.
Got the blog uploaded and bed c 2200.
... is actually called St. George's Fort and is a historical landmark. The British East India Company established a foothold in the region via this stronghold. Without GPS we were forced to use a Lonely Planet map like savages. We did some rough calculations based on the sun's location, the mossy side of tree trunks and, looking around us with a puzzled expression. Identifying the only interesting looking building in the area, an imposing redstone structure with mosque like ...
... foil shredded on top. We all looked at it and finally asked the waiter if the silver stuff was to be eaten. He told us it was edible silver. It was tasteless and just blended into the rest of the meal without notice since it was delicately thin. I later looked it up online and found out this is called varakh and is silver pounded thin while inside an ox/cattle intestine. It’s also used to decorate ...
... who walked through the door!! Oh dear. Mum wanted to try and go to the cemetery where Aunty Barbara, Uncle Al, Mum's Nanna, Aunty Doris, Denzil (Ronnie's brother) and other family members are buried. We had planned to go there before going to the restaurant but we ran out of time so didn't get to go :( On our way to the restaurant mum wanted to pop into the shop on the corner of Jenny & Carol's road called Rani Arts to see if they sold the gundamonies with ...