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... Next we went to the river and the "ghat". Here people come to wash themselves and their clothes. On hand is an elephant for blessings and some wise persons for marriage guidance. At certain times you visit here to show respect for those who have died. This involves having your head shaved and turmeric rubbed onto your head. The end result is a bit like a " Belisha beacon".
Just down the road is the ...
... it was nothing but a small smelly fish market. We were disappointed and dialed in KFC which was a pretty straight line from there for 3 km. We made it in one piece. The non-breaded version of chicken which we normally prefer is fiercely hot so we get the breaded alternative. Still a treat.
Flowery Gandhi Market
While making our way back the hotel, we suddenly found ourselves in the midst of ...
Eventually she was pointed in the direction of a nice hotel and although it was double our budget - a whole £20 a night, the AC was a real clincher and we took the room. By now the temperature outside had reached a searing 40 degrees so we were both glad to escape it. The room also had a fabulous bathroom with an amazing hot power shower to get the train dirt and dust off us. That extra £10 was well worth it!
... late at night to Tanjore. Lauren had settled on a more expensive hotel as, after 6 hours of TripAdvisor and Agoda, she had determined that there was nothing reasonably cheaper.
So we walked through a massive bustling market to find our hotel. It was Saturday and the streets were gridlocked with pedestrians. The Indian ladies were radiant in colourful saris and the men looked dapper in ironed shirts. The neon signs of hotels were flashing ...
... until our guide tells us that negotiations for a wedding are taking place – things like the composition of the dowry (motorbikes are a popular gift these days) are being decided. We continue to an outside courtyard, and see the Temple camel and the Temple elephant, then various shrines, statues, figurines, and the tank.
When we come out it has started to rain lightly (the first in five weeks for us, and the first in two months for Madurai, who ...