Hotel Park Plaza
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... and were very cheap! I bought some gorgeous big flowers for 10 rupees - I figured it was worth paying that to have them for 1 night! I also bought a flower necklace to wear that night. As I was walking round I thought that Gran would've loved to see the flowers here. I did contemplate going back at 3am the next morning to see the flowers market in all its glory but, as I was the only one up for it, I decided against it. After ...
... but terrible for Sellattamman who is left with the most epic case of sexual frustration. So epic that the fire in her loins can only be quenched with... buffalo blood (!??!!). So the priests kill a large bovine in order to prevent her going on a rampage. Well. I think Shiva dodged crazy there.
The huge gopurmans (gates) of the temple were, again, incredibly impressive and packed with detail and pigeons. But I spent the entire time trying to find evidence ...
... toilet paper, but rather use some technique involving a big bucket of water and a scooper thing. I'm all for trying new things but I draw the line at attempting a new bum-wiping system. We stock up on toilet paper whenever we can.) In the evening we went back with Efrat to the temple, to see the ceremony where Shiva gets 'put to bed'. We waited at the archway to the Golden Domes, where only Hindus are allowed and at nine a huge clamour of horns and drums started up, and the ...
... eye opener. Bob tried to hold a brainstorming session on innovation with a group of sisters, but the conversation was dominated by the head of the department (who he’d asked not to attend). So much for encouraging grass roots innovation – for that meeting at least.
· There is a *very* relaxed attitude to emails and meetings. Maybe people will turn up, maybe on time, maybe they’ll reply. But you can’t rely on it.
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