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... A few points and
Cows in the road, a lot more rural, many more temples, a lot more industry and selling. We hoped from café to café to cool off as the temperature sky rocketed!!
Finding the cutest little kitten which an Indian man helped fish out for a stroke and a picture we headed into the bakery for water half the price that we have had anywhere. Being a bakery we were a bit stuck as to what to get the little cat but after ...
... the Madras Croc Bank, an NGO originally set up by Rom with around 2000 crocs. 18 out of the 23 croc species of the world.
We had to wait around for him to have a meeting which means we went around twice, stopped there for lunch and a couple of cups of tea. One of the crocs was called Jaws3 and is the biggest croc species in the world – he was pretty scary looking. There were also baby and adult Camens, the Gharial which are ...
... small cockroach scurrying about. We ask to see another room, one that is clean. "All rooms same" Well, let's just see anyway! The second room, 201 is considerably cleaner and from fist sight there are no cockies! We settle in! Fiona heads back down and asks for a sheet, as the bed simpley had only a bottom sheet over the mattress, "You go, I bring I bring" We soon realize why he bought them up, we are both fairly certain he popped into room 404 and remove ...
... dare to venture into the water are only dunking their toes, no one is swimming. There are stalls selling whole cooked fish and crabs, small Ferris wheels, carousels, fairy floss, horse rides, shooting galleries with air rifles and stalls selling bangles, toys, things made of shells and a whole heap of other stuff. A bit like the Ekka at the beach. I'm going to enjoy the next couple of days ...
... to the hotel so that we could have an early dinner and early night, as we were getting up at 4a.m. to get the car to Bangalore the following day. We decided to try the roof top restaurant on top of our hotel. You can see the whole city from up there and the food was delicious. The photos don't do it justice, but at least you can get an idea. Mum had a biryani which is baked in what they call a "dum" - covered in a bread. It was all so lovely. Off to bed for an early start ...