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... br> Yes, absolutely yes starting from the hotel, dirt roads, shops all the way to the famous Hindu temple, the Sri Meenakshi Temple, the most prominent landmark in this city!
I was blown away with this 17th Century A.D. UNESCO World Heritage site which formed the heart of this 2,500 year old city and reached ...
Disembarking the train at Kollum we - by which I mean I - were filled with a sudden desire to stray off the beaten track. To go down the road less travelled. Now we were in India I was determined we were going to eschew all the usual traveller haunts and strike out for ourselves, to be truly independent travellers. We found a tuk tuk driver who spoke no English and with the help of Google Maps instructed him to take us to the beach area, confident that without any reference to ...
I caught the overnight train down last night from Mengalpattu to Madurai further south in Tamil Nadu. It was a two tier a/c sleeper and I shared my compartment with three Indian men, who I am glad to report did not snore! After a short visit to Madurai's flower and vegetable markets it was on to the amazing temple complex, one of the greatest anywhere on earth. It is a vast complex ...
We survived the train trip just fine, a little short on sleep but ok. We locked up our bags and left them in a locker at the train station and set out to find the Sri Meenakshi temple..... which ended up being very easy to do. A stop for chai along the way. Shoes and socks off, through security and bought our tickets to get inside. Not a huge deal until suddenly my last meal decided to exit. Hand Diane the camera and a high speed run ...
... I realise that it's a bit see-through!
Just as we were getting into the car a bicycle rickshaw touted for our business. RK said we would enjoy it, so, with some misgivings we agreed to go. The 'driver' was tiny, and skinny as a rake, but pedalled us around quite cheerfully. He said he'd never been to school, and that he'd picked his English (and German) up from his passengers. He actually spoke with the best accent we have heard! He took us to ...