Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)
... wanted to see my Ethiopian visa. I told him that Indians get a visa on arrival in Ethiopia. He said that he needed to call up Dubai and confirm. He called up Dubai while I waited and Dubai said that they will call back. The call from Dubai came in a couple of minutes and they confirmed the visa on arrival. I got my boarding pass. The next hurdle was Immigration. The lady at the Immigration desk wanted to see my Ethiopian visa. I was carrying a printout
of the Ethiopian ...
... br> Smartlash Eyelash Enhancer.
An Smartlash Eyelash Enhancer transplantation is the trickiest type. It happens faster than an enhancement and requires not so much attention as extensions, still there is one small thing. The transplanted hair is not genetically fit to stay the same length, so it must be ...
Hot, Humid and horrendously expensive. That pretty much sums up Madras (Chennai), the city that unfortunately doesn't really live up to it's curry namesake. Indias 4th biggest city really is just that. Oppitimising all the major Indian sterotypes you would expect for a city (Smelly, noisy and moving at a mile a minute) but offers little in the way of draws for a tourist. It acts mainly as a bit of a travel hub, with lots of bus and rail links along with ...
... were intricate carvings of the Hindi gods, Shiva, Vishnu and Brama.
Shiva is the destroyer God. A male figure with 10 arms, who "dances the world
to an end," so that a new cycle of reincarnation may begin. Vishnu is the
4-armed god of peace & harmony. He is a protector who blows a conch shell
to declare peace. Then, Brama is the creator god with four faces in four
different directions to see everything. These temples are what I imagine Angkor
Wat in ...
... to stay on in Mamallapuran for a while. After speaking to Fulvio, we made a trip back to Chennai to buy some more toys and puzzles, and Ernesto helped organise the trip to the doctors.
Over the next week, we spend each morning or afternoon visiting and playing with the children, teaching them (and the teacher) how to put together a jigsaw puzzle, and made a display of all the photos we’d taken of them, which they were enthralled with! Mo and I ...