Travel Blogs from Chennai (Madras)
... as India), the colours, the smells, the chai etc. We even missed the chaos a little bit!
Our guesthouse shared a street with a famous Chennai chain of restaurants and all we did was eat paneer dosas and drink chai. In our search for some cellatape (I was going to fix my book which was now finished to donate to another lucky person) we got swept up by 2 Indian weddings. We were invited to watch part of the ceremony (both of us highly underdressed besides the sea ...
... by a pregnant cow.)
*I'll add to this list throughout my trip..
I started my yoga program at KYM last Monday, along with 20 or so other people from Ireland, the US, England, Brazil, Holland, China, Italy, France, India and Sweden. It's a diverse group with an age range of about 24-60 years old. Our program consists of seven 50 minute classes: asana, theory, philosophy, pranayama, application of yoga, chanting & meditation. The teachers ...
... in our room and I told him
what I had seen. We had to go back before the teachers noticed our
absence so made a promise to be alert to catch anymore of these outbursts.
In the mean time we had insisted on getting some activities out
for the girls. The teachers seemed a bit put out by having to dig out a few
colouring books for those who could colour in the lines (the rest including the
3 blind girls were left to sit doing nothing). At least for a couple ...
... unless I needed a lap of luxury and stayed at an upscale hotel, which has only happened twice).
Perhaps one day the ‘stories under construction’ in a few of the previously posted entries will materialize, maybe they won’t—at the moment it’s hard to say— for the time being just call them ‘photographic representations’ of some of the various sights I’ve seen to date. [I apologize ...
... not even bothered to pop on to Google for recipe ideas and instead it turned out to be just Spanish named rather than tasting dishes.. But there you go, maybe it was a little too much to expect.Today we are moving once again further down the ECR to our next town of Pondicherry. However we were informed (by listening in to someone else’s conversation) that there were mass strikes in the area due to corruption or something and so ...