Travel Blogs from Madurai
... soon as he had, his peddle fell off! At this point we were going so slow it literally would've been quicker to walk and it was so horrendous to watch Kylie and I were contemplating offering to peddle for a bit so he could have a rest! After 10 minutes we decided to get off and get a tuk tuk instead. So that was my flying visit in Madurai. Lessons learned: 1. Don't get drunk and disorderly in India 2. Never get on another man-powered ...
... TV all day. I replayed worst case scenarios in my mind. Specifically my appendix exploding and filling my abdominal cavity with bile. I refused to go out to lunch to Lauren's dismay. Poor girl has to put up with a lot of **** going out with me.
Dinner was the highlight of this day. We went to the number one rated restaurant on TripAdvisor; Phil's Bistro. This is an American/Italian joint some way from out hotel. We spent some time standing at the ...
... dirty, chaotic and peeling. So what is there to do? Why not jump in a rickshaw and head to the harbor. See the fishermen who live under tarpaulins by their boats dragging their catches up to the concrete slab that serves as a wholesale market. Meet the local kids who all want to talk cricket. Then dinner in something called the Indian Coffee House, a chain of restaurants owned by the employees, dirt cheap food (fluffy paratha breads with curry and egg and chips for the ...
... for the website and after that didn’t seem to take much interest. On one occasion Tracie left a classroom of unruly boys and asked to leave. The school wouldn’t let her, and tried to move her straight to another classroom – before eventually agreeing to take a lunch break at least. On finishing lunch she was asked to go to the headmaster’s office where the whole class of boys were there being told off in front of her for ...
... I asked what was up?? Turns out he was talking about goat cutting, not gold cutting. Major mistake for a vegetarian to visit!!
Later in the day we left for Madurai, got checked in at the hotel, then headed down to the train station to take some pictures of the craziness of an Indian train station. People were very friendly (again, as with all of our stops) and we stayed there till dark.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility