Lemon Tree Hotel, Chennai
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Chennai formerly known as Madras, is the capital of Tamil Nadu state in southern India. It is the country's fourth largest city and is the 35th world's most populous metropolitan area. The official name was changed to Chennai in 1996, but the traditional name of Madras still used, especially in the West.Chennai climate is tropical.Most of the …
... through the independence day celebration traffic early, before it got too congested. The three hour coastal drive to the French-influenced city of Pondicherry was very peaceful, and we stopped on the way at an exceptionally interesting historic site called Mamarullam. The Palawan dynasty rulers built a number of temples and administrative buildings by carving them directly into huge rocks, which reminded us a bit of Petra, ...
... played some backgammon.
Retreated back to our room to avoid the sun.
After the sun had disappeared we finally felt safe and strolled over to the German Bakery (run by Nepalese) – we had some momos (Tibetan dumplings) and some moist almond [sic] cake.
Went to bed.
How's that for ...
... floor with scores of small horses. There is an audience, and we can hear the now familiar sound of Lion Dance drumming, but can't see the lion, until we locate him on an upper level at a shop. Dianne finds the Kenko Fish spa, and in the spirit of trying something new, signs up for a RM38 half hour session of dangling her feet and lower legs in a fishpond with schools of small catfish which are supposed to chew the dead skin and leave the ...
... relatively unscathed.
Now, the next portion of proceedings was the train journey. Alwin had very kindly booked our train tickets for the journey to Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu and the 4th largest city in India. Mainly as a transport hub for us as the Lonely Planet tells us that there is nothing much in Chennai, and of course the Lonely Planet is gospel so we're only staying a couple of nights before moving on.
In retrospect, ...