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... every bit of his two acres. Cardamom was his main crop ... The cardamom that grows in this area is the best quality in India and it is in huge demand ...at top prices. So many different plants all growing in sync with each other ...the garden path meandered up and down and around all the plants .. His block goes right up the hill ...some of the biggest banana palms I've ever seen ...he had ...
... has not staying in yet, so he can explore a little as well.
We have booked into what we hope is a really nice guest house for a week, not being sure how well the buses and trains will be running over Christmas we thought we are better just settling somewhere for the week, and it has wifi, so we can get photos up on the blog and say hello to friends and family over Christmas. So, really all that’s left to say in Madurai is goodbye India, hello Sri ...
Not a restful sleep with lots of tossing and turning. While the bed was a bit short for me, another couple of inches of width would have been good. Up for one slash c 0200 to be met by the scary mug of D1 [in clothes, not pyjamas].
The carriage lights went on a bit after 0600, the signal of a pending arrival. We arrived into Madurai around 0625. Big Mama needed the can before she could haul her ample derriere off the train.
Overcast morning here ...
... which is similar to a cloister and surrounds the inner most sacred temple, which as non-Hindus we can not go in. The central sacred temple is topped by a golden roof and we saw a sign saying 'Golden Temple Viewpoint' but the sign didn't point anywhere. We looked for a stairway or somewhere to go up to see the roof but there was nothing.
Then we noticed a gold flower in the sign and a matching gold flower on the floor.
We have read the Da Vinci ...
With online bus ticket booking facilities now readily available, long journeys have never been easier. One such long journey is on the Chennai to Madurai route. The two cities are situated at a distance of approximately 455 kms.
Bus services usually start during evenings, with a couple of morning services being the exception. The journey takes one out of the bustling city of Chennai ...