Travel Blogs from Madurai
A place with a few temples - don't bother. First impression - not impressed. Lasting impression - a place not to return to. Next
So after three freezing nights, we said Goodbye to lovely Kodaikanal this morning (the cold was slowly unbearable; there was no place to warm up, our room temeperature was colder than the outside) and took the bus ride to Madurai. We arrived around 2 pm and checked in at the very nice Padmam Hotel, where I stayed a couple of days during my last …
... we had to leave for the train station as the hotel was on the other side of the river and the owner himself had to take us across in a small canoe as there was nobody else to do it. We were actually playing with the idea of staying the night and getting a cab the next morning what would take only 6 hours but would kill our budget, especially when we were having big hits by transfer and visa to Sri Lanka. Even if I was feeling pretty ...
... through the city in a rickshaw we got a feeling of the familiar hustle and bustle that people often talk about when describing India. Traffic, horns blaring, cycle rickshaws weaving in and out of on coming traffic, stalls and shops with mountains of onion, potatoes and other vegetables, shoe makers, tailors, bare foot men running with carts full of goods behind them, colourful sari shops and chai stalls, smells good and bad at every corner. All ...
... me to grab him round the neck with one hand. I did. Now I've studied physics. I understand momentum, impulse and force. I know a little about Newtonian mechanics but what he did in response to my foolish attempt at violence didn't appear to conform to them. He barely moved and I moved a lot, onto my knees, gasping for air. Everyone applauded. Martial arts demonstrations are fun.... to watch. They are fun to watch.
By the time we were due to leave (as both Mags and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking