Travel Blogs from Madurai
In the morning, one of the staff at the Chettinad mansion offered to take us for a morning walk around town and visit the mansion that his family owned and lived in, a 'working house' not a restoration.
Among people at the house were his 93-year old aunt and some very photogenic neighbor kids.
Prior to arriving at the hotel, we …
In the morning, we visited the Thiruparankundram God Murugan temple. It was a hot walk in from the parking area through a busy market area (check out the roadside tattoo kit and the young guy with the proud new [and hopefully not fatal] tattoo on his arm).
Rather than staying in the outer fringes of the temple, where photography was …
Today was our last full day of this trip. We packed up early (and got some great early morning photos of mist as the sun rose and hit the heavy coating of dew on the forests and tea fields at first light).
On the drive back to Madurai, we stopped for a spice garden tour. This was well worth the time, 100 rupees, and sales pitch to buy …
... to be as ‘Harrod & Co.Grocers’ in 1832.
In 1834 in London's East End, he established a wholesale grocery with a special interest in tea. In 1849, to escape the vice of the inner city and to capitalise on trade to the Prince Albert's Great Exhibition of 1851 in nearby Hyde Park, Harrod took over a small shop in the district of Brompton, on the site of the current store. Beginning in a single ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service