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... smeared on our foreheads but I felt uncomfortable about it. Instead I wandered around, taking pictures and tried to be on my own for a bit. On one temple several squirrels scurried about while on the main temple hundreds of birds had congregated. We travelled onto the palace, which wasn't particularly magnificent. The museum held many bronze sculptures of Shiva in dancing mode. Rather disrespectfully we joked about his incarnation as a four-armed dancer, saying how useful it would be ...
... his dancers, musicians, barbers and poets inscribed into the temple wall. The outer fortifications were put up by Thanjavur's later Nayak and British regimes.You enter through a Nayak gate, followed by two original gopurams with elaborate stucco sculptures. You'll often find the temple elephant below one of the gopurams, dispensing good luck with a dab of his trunk to anyone who puts a rupee in it. Several ...
... point to find it while Murray stayed in the shade.
Dianne seemed to be taking a long time so Murray had a look back through the photos, realised Dianne had had the hat right up to the rest on the landing, so headed back down, and ran into her at the landing, covered in sweat from going all the way to ground level and back. We now knew that the hat had got this far, so looked around for it, cursing opportunists for taking it. We were asking a vendor if he ...
... in a nice thatched arcade beside a garden, which at least lets us rest while we starve. The mosquitos are a bit friendly, so we lather up and wait with a Kingfisher beer and papaya juice for our fillet steak with wine and mushroom for Dianne, Boeuf Bourgionne for Murray, but they are out of it, so settle for beef carbonara. Dianne's steak is pretty good, as is Murray's carbonara sauce, but the beef is definitely from the dreaded Zebu or similar, and could use another ...
... sign. We carried on walking and passed the playing field (which mum used to call the mythan). I say field, but it wasn't green and grassy, it was red and chalky looking. Mum said she remembered coming 2nd in skipping and standing on the number 2 podium. They had the podium's set out on the field and I forgot to take a photo! I'll try and get one tomorrow. As we carried on walking through we came to the school office. The Principal came out of her office and ...