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... the seat though and Richie thought I was going to kick a girl sitting below on in the face....I didn't by the way! I made friends with an Indian family, there must have been about 20 of them traveling together. Two of the older boys had pretty good english so we chatted to them, Richie also got a seat longside me when one of the family members gave up his seat so the train journey actually worked out pretty good. Pity the same couldn't be said about our accommodation ...
... at a random village, because most other people got off. Not knowing where i was, i wandered for a ehile til someone suggested i get in a rickshaw and go to a bird sanctuary. i only saw about 20 species of burds, butterflies and turtles, but sometimes there are 40,000 birds on stopover during their migration. anyway, was nice to be in a jungle for a while, full of mangroves, almond trees and rubber trees which were dripping latex on to the shrubs below (which looked like someone had ...
... workers had no interest in doing that anytime soon. The Japanese dudes were frustrated. Eventually, we took the bus to the small prop plane. I met a nice lady on the bus who told me that her son lives in Seattle, where she had visited. She said it was cold and her son won't get married. She smiled at me a lot with kindness. I liked her. It was a quick hour flight into Madurai. It was even hotter in Madurai - at 3pm. I was met by my guide ...
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The private bus to Madurai was an easy find, thanks to a flashy-red-silk-shirt-wearing tout posted in front of the bus, yelling "MADURAI" repeatedly at the top of his lungs. I jump on, and naively expect that the half empty bus would be taking off soon. Wrong! Silky smooth wasn't about to stop yelling "Madurai" or let our bus go anywhere until it was ...
... is massive and colourful (as you can see from the pics) but to be honest it was sweltering hot and my favourite part was the MASSIVE Indian elephant giving out blessings (for a small fee of course - this is India!). We weren't allowed to wear shoes inside the temple area and no shorts were allowed either we left them in a nearby shop and Andy had to wrap around a 'skirt' thing that covered his legs up. Walking around barefoot made us feel like a proper Indian! ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center