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... goes to the Nayaks who ruled Madurai from the 16th to the 18th century. Even before you pass through the massive stone walls of the temple, the nine striking gopurams (towers, actually monumental gateways covered with stucco figures of dieties, mythical animals and monsters all painted in vivid colors) which distinguish the temple loom high above. The temple’s tallest spire rises as high as 60 meters, and was for many years the tallest structure in its category in ...
... eyed swindler?
He’ll never know the true weight of that interaction. But somewhere in the subtlety, in the moments of time that made up whatever fraction of life it was we shared in those seconds, he taught me something. He reminded me of humanity; the pressure of reality that comes cascading through the ideals and hopes we bind ourselves to. He’ll never know it, but he gave me something more than a shirt.
... He introduces himself as Crishnavijay and spells out the letters phonetically as you would to a child. “C for christmas, R for rat….” whilst flecks of his spittle pepper my face.
Thankfully I take my leave, but he grips me tightly by the arm before I can get away “And when you go back to that bloody England, you tells them that you got many helps from Crishnavijay in Tamil Nadu, isn’t it?” he snarls and then his face relaxes into a broad head-waggling grin.
... the Alleys for Vodafone!
Vodafone has been sending promotions offering discounted data plans and Dave loves a discount! Our first 30 day plan is almost over and he wanted to go the official store and have them set him up for the next 30 days. Google maps showed an office in the center, in the direction of the Royal Palace. The route took us off the busy streets into lanes too narrow for cars. ...
... leech socks, sort of cotton puttees which replaced our socks. Our shoes and socks were dusted with anti leech powder, and then we set off. We walked through the jungle for about 2 hours, and then stopped for breakfast, provided as a packed meal, and quite bizarre; 5 slices of plain bread, a Danish pastry, a piece of cake, a milk loaf bun filled with tomato slices, an apple and some guava juice. Once we had eaten all we could we set off again at a brisk ...