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... Finally I ask a tuk tuk driver and for 50 taxi fair he finds me a simple place for 400 and for another 400 will take me round the four main temples. I grab a vegetable byriamai and an Indian guy asks me to send him used stamps for his collection. I figure - why not? We exchange e-mail addresses. I hire a tuk tuk for the afternoon and visit five temples, Kailasanatha, Sri Ekambaranathar, Kamakshi Amman, Devarajaswami and Vaikunta Perumai temple. The tactic to ...
... New and Old Delhi. In Old Delhi it was market day. We saw many book sellers. I love the old traditional street scenes but don't get much chance to walk around - again it's that lone woman walking on her own is not deemed safe thing. I bought some tea and spices (yeah because we don't have such things in the UK!) We also went to the place where Mahatma Gandhi died. We arrived back at the Westin in Chennai around 10pm. I confess it was nice to be ...
... go, so I followed a couple of girls in front of me. I watched them and did what they did. They touched a statue... I touched a statue, they put a dirt like substance on their forehead... yup, I did the same. I also went for it, because I got pushed in that general direction, and took wet turmeric and sprinkled it on my head. Not sure where the water came from or why we were grabbing it from the ground. At least I didn't have to eat it! As I was fumbling around, a nice man ...
... time, the name Mamallapuram
got corrupted into 'Mahabalipuram' (there is another story about a King
Bali, from whom the name might have been derived). Several Chinese and
Roman coins from 4th century AD found here shows that this has been an
active spot for global trade in those days. It is said that before the
... to Chennai we stopped for lunch at a resort called Taj Fisherman’s Cove (at Pavan’s suggestion) and it was exactly what we needed. Tucked away from the dirty grime that clung to everything we had experienced, we found ourselves sipping cocktails amidst the crashing waves of the Indian Ocean.
Nothing could have been more comforting and more perfect. It was the first time I realized that this trip could be very pleasant and rewarding without planning ...